headbox

[ hed-boks ]
/ ˈhɛdˌbɒks /

noun

(in a papermaking machine) the container in which cleaned pulp is collected for uniform distribution across the wire.

Nearby words

  1. headachy,
  2. headband,
  3. headbang,
  4. headbanger,
  5. headboard,
  6. headbutt,
  7. headcam,
  8. headcase,
  9. headcheese,
  10. headcloth

Origin of headbox


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