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Wood pulp   /wʊd pəlp/   Listen
Wood pulp

Wood that has been ground to a pulp; used in making cellulose products (as rayon or paper).

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"Wood pulp" Quotes from Famous Books

... planing off the bark, the wood is made into small chips, about a half inch square, and an eighth of an inch thick. These chips are then "digested" by a process of mixing with acids and cooking, through which it becomes "wood pulp." Different processes produce different pulps, two of which are mixed together, allowed to flow out on a very fine wire screen nine feet wide, revolving at a rate of 300 feet a minute, with a "jigging" movement ...
— The Lake of the Sky • George Wharton James

... lived. He remembered the willows, too, and the bunch of logs piled as high as the mill. These would be rolled down and cant-hooked under its saw when the spring opened, but Baker never ground any one of them up into wood pulp. It went into clapboards to keep out the cold, and shingles to keep off the rain, and the "waste" went under the kettles of the neighbors, the light of the jolly flames dancing round the room. He had carried many a bundle home himself that ...
— The Veiled Lady - and Other Men and Women • F. Hopkinson Smith

Words linked to "Wood pulp" :   pulp

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