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groundwood

[ground-woo d]
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noun Papermaking.
  1. wood that has been ground for making into pulp.
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Origin of groundwood

First recorded in 1915–20; ground2 + wood1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for groundwood

Historical Examples

  • It's your set purpose to make good in the groundwood industry.

    The Man in the Twilight

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • "Canada's groundwood for the Canadian, inside the Empire," he shot at him.

  • It was my dream to break the Skandinavian ring governing the groundwood trade of this country.

  • This notion was no less than to drive the Skandinavians out of the groundwood trade of this country.

  • I'm going to jump right into the groundwood pulp business when the time comes.