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pressure-treated wood

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  • pressure-treated — /presh euhr tree tid/, adj. (of wood) treated with a chemical or chemicals applied under pressure to reduce such problems as insect infestation, decay, and rotting. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • pressure-treated — /presh euhr tree tid/, adj. (of wood) treated with a chemical or chemicals applied under pressure to reduce such problems as insect infestation, decay, and rotting. [1935 40] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wood preservation — All measures that are taken to ensure a long life of wood fall under the definition wood preservation (timber treatment). Apart from structural wood preservation measures, there are a number of different (chemical) preservatives and processes… …   Wikipedia

  • Wood — /wood/, n. 1. Grant, 1892 1942, U.S. painter. 2. Leonard, 1860 1927, U.S. military doctor and political administrator. * * * I Hard, fibrous material formed by the accumulation of secondary xylem produced by the vascular cambium. It is the… …   Universalium

  • Wood drying — (also seasoning lumber or timber seasoning) refers to reducing the moisture content of wood prior to its use. For some purposes wood is not dried at all (it is used green ) [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green wood] . Often the wood needs to be in …   Wikipedia

  • 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 pellet — Wood pellets are a type of wood fuel, generally made from compacted sawdust. They are usually produced as a byproduct of sawmilling and other wood transformation activities. The pellets are extremely dense and can be produced with a low humidity… …   Wikipedia

  • Lorena Wood Parker — is a fictional character who appears in two of the novels and films in the Lonesome Dove seriesLonesome DoveShe first appears in Lonesome Dove, the first book published, but the third chronologically. Lorena was orphaned by the time she was… …   Wikipedia

  • Deck (building) — For other uses, see Deck. A deck in the backyard of a suburban house …   Wikipedia

  • Chromated copper arsenate — (CCA) is a wood preservative used for timber treatment since the mid 1930s. It is a mix of chromium, copper and arsenic (as Copper(II) arsenate) formulated as oxides or salts. It preserves the wood from decay fungi, wood attacking insects,… …   Wikipedia

  • Arsenic — (pronEng|ˈɑrsənɪk) is a chemical element that has the symbol As and atomic number of 33. Arsenic was first documented by Albertus Magnus in 1250cite book |last=Emsley |first=John |title=Nature s Building Blocks: An A Z Guide to the Elements |year …   Wikipedia

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