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wood pulp

wood reduced to pulp through mechanical and chemical treatment for use in the manufacture of certain kinds of paper.
Origin of wood pulp
First recorded in 1865-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Very common paper, such as that used for the daily newspapers, is made from wood pulp.

    What Philately Teaches John N. Luff
  • It is used in the manufacture of small articles and for wood pulp.

    Studies of Trees Jacob Joshua Levison
  • The river furnishes good water-power, which is used in the manufacture of paper and wood pulp, the leading industry.

  • The problem of paper is a modern one, due to the use of wood pulp and other short-fibred materials in paper manufacture.

    Library Bookbinding Arthur Low Bailey
  • To make this, wood pulp is dissolved in ether and squirted through fine jets into water.

    Makers of Many Things Eva March Tappan
  • Munsey's Magazine printed an article on the semi-centennial of the discovery of the process of making paper from wood pulp.

    How To Write Special Feature Articles Willard Grosvenor Bleyer
  • Mr. Gard has furnished many of us with facts that seemed to be vital to the interests of wood pulp business.

    Uncle Sam Detective William Atherton Du Puy
  • Thousands of presses throb softly and the white reels of wood pulp fly into speech.

    Crowds Gerald Stanley Lee
  • In the manufacture of wood pulp New York leads all other States.

  • The demands for building material, fuel, wood pulp and the like are too great to permit of such a condition.

    The School Book of Forestry Charles Lathrop Pack
British Dictionary definitions for wood pulp

wood pulp

wood that has been ground to a fine pulp for use in making newsprint and other cheap forms of paper, and in the production of hardboard
finely pulped wood that has been digested by a chemical, such as caustic soda, and sometimes bleached: used in making paper
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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