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compression wood

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  • compression wood — noun : reaction wood formed on the lower sides of branches and leaning trunks and characterized by darker color, glassy appearance, relatively wide and eccentric annual rings, shorter vascular elements, and excessive and uneven shrinkage compare… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wood — Wooden redirects here. For other uses, see Wooden (disambiguation). Heartwood redirects here. For other uses, see Heartwood (disambiguation). This article is about the substance. For small forests, see woodland. For wood as a commodity, see… …   Wikipedia

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  • wood — wood1 woodless, adj. /wood/, n. 1. the hard, fibrous substance composing most of the stem and branches of a tree or shrub, and lying beneath the bark; the xylem. 2. the trunks or main stems of trees as suitable for architectural and other… …   Universalium

  • Wood economy — The existence of a wood economy, or more correctly, a forest economy (since in many countries a bamboo economy predominates), is a prominent matter in many developing countries as well as in many other nations with temperate climate and… …   Wikipedia

  • compression failure — noun : a collapse or buckling of wood fibers resulting from compression along the grain (as that caused by bending or strain) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Reaction wood — forms when part of a woody plant is subjected to mechanical stress, and helps to bring parts of the plant into an optimal position. This stress may be the result of wind exposure, snow buildup, soil movement, etc. The reaction wood is not… …   Wikipedia

  • reaction wood — noun : wood (as compression wood, tension wood) that develops abnormally by reason of varying factors (as atypical gravitational pull) …   Useful english dictionary

  • tension wood — noun : a reaction wood formed on the upper side of tree branches and leaning trunks and characterized by narrower and thinner walled wood and fiber elements, excessive longitudinal shrinkage, and tendency to collapse on drying compare compression …   Useful english dictionary

  • Container compression test — The container compression test measures the compressive strength of packages such as boxes, drums, and cans. It usually provides a plot of deformation vs compressive force. It is commonly used to evaluate shipping containers made of corrugated… …   Wikipedia

  • Nu-Wood Decorative Millwork — is millwork made of a specially formulated polyurethane polymer. The standard density is similar to white pine. It can be cut, sawn, shaped, routed, nailed, stapled, and screwed just like wood. Profiles exist for a variety of uses, indoors and… …   Wikipedia

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