white cedar


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Related to white cedar: Thuja occidentalis, Eastern white cedar

white cedar

n.
Either of two evergreen coniferous trees (Thuja occidentalis or Chamaecyparis thyoides) of eastern North America, having scalelike leaves and light-colored wood.
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white cedar

n
1. (Plants) a coniferous tree, Chamaecyparis thyoides, of swampy regions in North America, having scalelike leaves and boxlike cones: family Cupressaceae. See also cypress12
2. (Forestry) the wood of this tree, which is used for building boats, etc
3. (Plants) a coniferous tree, Thuja occidentalis, of NE North America, having scalelike leaves: family Cupressaceae. See also arbor vitae
4. (Forestry) the wood of this tree, much used for telegraph poles
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white′ ce′dar


n.
1. any of several chiefly coniferous trees valued for their wood, esp. Chamaecyparis thyoides, of the eastern U.S.
3. the wood of any of these trees.
[1665–75]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.white cedar - small evergreen of eastern North America having tiny scalelike leaves on flattened branchletswhite cedar - small evergreen of eastern North America having tiny scalelike leaves on flattened branchlets
genus Thuja, Thuja - red cedar
arborvitae - any of several Asian and North American conifers of the genera Thuja and Thujopsis
2.white cedar - slow-growing medium-sized cedar of east coast of the United Stateswhite cedar - slow-growing medium-sized cedar of east coast of the United States; resembles American arborvitae
cedar, cedar tree - any of numerous trees of the family Cupressaceae that resemble cedars
Chamaecyparis, genus Chamaecyparis - a genus of Chamaecyparis
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Some are upwards of fifty feet long, cut out of a single tree, either fir or white cedar, and capable of carrying thirty persons.
Don't stave the boats needlessly, ye harpooneers; good white cedar plank is raised full three per cent.
Large masses of Java teak and Yellow wood have also been found, besides immense trees of red and white cedar, and the blue gumwood of New Holland, in a perfectly sound condition.
PPG Machinecoat WB weathering stain provides a uniform, weathered appearance when applied to white cedar shingles and air dries in approximately 30 minutes in ambient conditions.
is a pre-finished siding system specialist, and a producer of pre-finished White Cedar shingles in North America, a Canadian manufacturer of pre finished wood siding and a large supplier of cedar mulch for the Canadian and American markets.
Some of the most popular choices are pine, white cedar, cypress, and spruce.
As a part of campaign, 17 white cedar seedlings and 2 blue spruce seedlings were planted in the Baichechekei kindergarten in Toktogul.
The duo then showed advanced woodworking students at the school how to make their own ukuleles using white cedar for the sounding board.
Don) Orsted), and eastern white cedar (Thuja occidentalis L.); and from three species believed to be moderately durable, western larch (Larix occidentalis Nutt.), tamarack (Larix laricina (Du Roi) K.
Creating straw chairs was a profession associated with the countryside since it depended on branches of poplar and zanzalakht trees (commonly known as white cedar) and rushes that grew on river banks.