wood reduced to pulp through mechanical and chemical treatment for use in the manufacture of certain kinds of paper.
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How to use wood pulp in a sentence
Her team used cellulose from wood pulp, but could have used fruit peels or cotton fibers left over from textile production.This eco-friendly glitter gets its color from plants, not plastic | Maria Temming | November 18, 2021 | Science News
The shipping crisis has threatened to disrupt the transportation of wood pulp — the raw material for products like toilet paper — which is shipped out from South America.You can buy stuff online, but getting it is another story | Terry Nguyen | September 2, 2021 | Vox
The product, invented by the American paper company Kimberly-Clark in 1914, was made out of wood pulp, making cellu-cotton many times more absorbent than regular cotton bandages.
Imitation extract is made primarily of an artificial flavoring called vanillin, which is essentially wood pulp with the flavor of vanilla extracted from it.Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Vanilla | Jamie Feldmar | July 22, 2021 | Eater
Tencel is made from the wood pulp of eucalyptus and is an environmentally friendly option.Best sheets: Choose the right bed linens for a good night’s sleep | Carsen Joenk | December 18, 2020 | Popular-Science
A Frenchman has discovered a process, la soyeuse, of making spruce wood pulp into a substitute for cotton.Textiles | William H. Dooley
Barks, as for tanning or dyeing, seeds and gums, and the wood pulp for paper are on exhibition.
It is the wood-pulp industry which is at present destroying the Canadian forests.The Romance of Plant Life | G. F. Scott Elliot
The latter methods are at present almost exclusively used for the preparation of chemical wood pulp.The Manufacture of Paper | Robert Walter Sindall
This material has qualities which cannot readily be obtained from other fibres, such as rag and wood pulp.The Manufacture of Paper | Robert Walter Sindall
British Dictionary definitions for 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
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