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balsawood

(ˈbɔːlsəˌwʊd)
n
another name for balsa2
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2]-powered race cars, mousetrap vehicles, balsawood bridges and medieval designs such as catapults and trebuchets.
Squeezed by the trading power and military muscle of a burgeoning China and a protectionist second-term Trumpian America (oh yes) Britain is going to be tossed on the waves like the balsawood Kon-Tiki raft.
Boro fans had just about airbrushed the deeply disappointing balsawood Scottish schemer from their memory when he popped up and prompted open-mouthed gasps this week with a brass-necked interview North of the wall.
Which name was given by Thor Heyerdahl to the balsawood raft on which he travelled from Peru to the Tuamotu islands?
Caption: A student at Robertsville Middle School sets the record for building the sturdiest balsawood bridge, it held up to 412 lbs.
Alas, her Catherine-inevitably 'Cat'--Morland, obsessed with vampire fiction, texting and tweeting her way through an otherwise balsawood replica of Austen's plot, is not a teenage girl her contemporaries of 2014 would understand, still less hang out with.
Using Hollywood math, Joachim Roenning and Espen "Kon-Tiki"--about Thor Heyerdahl's harrowing expedition across the Pacific on a balsawood raft to prove Polynesia was settled by South Americans --would have been made for at least $50 million.
He said he'd built a shelf with it which fell down and that in future he was reverting to balsawood.