wood pulp

wood pulp
noun Date: 1854 pulp from wood used in making cellulose derivatives (as paper or rayon)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Wood pulp — is a dry fibrous material prepared by chemically or mechanically separating the fibers which make up wood. Pulp can be either fluffy or formed into thick sheets. The latter form is used if the pulp must be transported from the pulp mill to a… …   Wikipedia

  • Wood pulp — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wood pulp — wood′ pulp n. pri wood reduced to pulp through various treatments for use in manufacturing certain kinds of paper • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • wood pulp — ► NOUN ▪ wood fibre reduced chemically or mechanically to pulp and used in the manufacture of paper …   English terms dictionary

  • wood pulp — n. pulp made from wood fiber, used as in paper manufacture …   English World dictionary

  • wood pulp — n [U] wood crushed into a soft mass, used for making paper …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wood pulp — wood ,pulp noun uncount a substance made from very small pieces of crushed wood, used for making paper …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wood pulp — noun wood that has been ground to a pulp; used in making cellulose products (as rayon or paper) • Hypernyms: ↑pulp * * * noun : pulp from softwood or hardwood that is made either mechanically or by a chemical process and that is used in making… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wood pulp — N UNCOUNT Wood pulp is wood that has been cut up into small pieces and crushed. Wood pulp is used to make paper …   English dictionary

  • wood pulp — /ˈwʊd pʌlp/ (say wood pulp) noun wood reduced to pulp through mechanical and chemical treatment and used in the manufacture of paper …   Australian English dictionary

  • wood pulp — medienos masė statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mechaninio trynimo būdu gauta plaušinė medienos medžiaga popieriui, kartonui gaminti. atitikmenys: angl. groundwood; mechanical pulp; wood pulp rus. древесная масса …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”