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Ancient Forests: A Closer Look at Fossil Wood

Ancient Forests: A Closer Look at Fossil Wood     ... Read More

Wood

wood mad; insane; possessed; rabid; furious; frantic. Alternative forms: wode Our hoste gan to swear as if he were wood.... Read More

Petrified Wood : The World of Fossilized Wood, Cones, Ferns, and Cycads

Petrified Wood : The World of Fossilized Wood, Cones, Ferns, and Cycads ... Read More

Brazil wood

Brazil wood 1. The wood of the oriental Caesalpinia Sapan; so called before the discovery of America. 2. A very heavy wood... Read More

Hardwood

Definition noun (botany) The wood (secondary xylem) of an angiosperm tree Supplement Vascular plants, e.g. gymnosperms and... Read More

Wood naphtha

wood naphtha --> methyl alcohol CH3OH;a flammable, toxic, mobile liquid, used as an industrial solvent, antifreeze, and... Read More

Sapwood

Definition noun The white, softer, outermost wood that has not yet become heartwood and is involved in conducting... Read More

Softwood

Definition noun (botany) The wood (secondary xylem) of a gymnosperm tree Supplement Vascular plants (tracheophytes) are... Read More

Heartwood

Definition noun The central wood in a branch or stem characterized by being composed of dead cells, more resistant to decay,... Read More

Wood units

Wood units A simplified measurement of pulmonary vascular resistance that uses pressures instead of more complicated units... Read More

Wood sugar

wood sugar D-xylose. See:... Read More

Woody

woody (Science: botany) Of or containing wood or wood fibres, consisting mainly of hard lignified... Read More

Xylem

Xylem Definition Xylem is defined as a plant tissue that transfers water and nutrients from roots to all over the plant... Read More

Ahool

The ahool is a flying cryptid, supposedly a giant bat, or by other accounts, a living pterosaur or flying primate. Such a... Read More

Timber

timber 1. That sort of wood which is proper for buildings or for tools, utensils, furniture, carriages, fences, ships, and... Read More

Woods metal

wood's metal A fusible alloy consisting of one or two parts of cadmium, two parts of tin, four of lead, with seven or eight... Read More

Woodland

woodland land covered with wood or trees; forest; land on which trees are suffered to grow, either for fuel or timber. Here... Read More

Exogen

Definition noun (physiology) The phase of the hair cycle in which the hair is shed (botany) Any of the plants characterised... Read More

Sculpture

Sculpture 1. The art of carving, cutting, or hewing wood, stone, metal, etc, into statues, ornaments, etc, or into figures,... Read More

Lignin

Definition noun An organic substance that acts as a binder for the cellulose fibers in certain plants adding strength and... Read More

Tar

tar A thick, black, viscous liquid obtained by the distillation of wood, coal, etc, and having a varied composition... Read More

Violet

violet 1. (Science: botany) Any plant or flower of the genus viola, of many species. The violets are generally low,... Read More

Screw

screw 1. To turn, as a screw; to apply a screw to; to press, fasten, or make firm, by means of a screw or screws; as, to... Read More

Bolster

Bolster 1. A long pillow or cushion, used to support the head of a person lying on a bed; generally laid under the pillows.... Read More

Vascular plants

Definition of Vascular plants The term 'vascular' is derived from the Latin word vāsculum, vās, meaning "a container and... Read More

Fid

Fid 1. A square bar of wood or iron, used to support the topmast, being passed through a hole or mortise at its heel, and... Read More

Stacks

stack 1. A large pile of hay, grain, straw, or the like, usually of a nearly conical form, but sometimes rectangular or... Read More

Carbinol

Carbinol --> methyl alcohol CH3OH;a flammable, toxic, mobile liquid, used as an industrial solvent, antifreeze, and in... Read More

Plane

Plane 1. To make smooth; to level; to pare off the inequalities of the surface of, as of a board or other piece of wood, by... Read More

Gum

Gum The dense tissues which invest the teeth, and cover the adjacent parts of the jaws. (Science: medicine) gum rash,... Read More

Stack

stack 1. A large pile of hay, grain, straw, or the like, usually of a nearly conical form, but sometimes rectangular or... Read More

Decomposer

Decomposer Definition The organisms that carry out the process of decay or break down of the dead organism are known as... Read More

Savage

savage To make savage. Its bloodhounds, savaged by a cross of wolf. (south) 1. Of or pertaining to the forest; remote from... Read More

Xylem vessel

Definition noun, plural: xylem vessels (botany) One of the tracheary elements of xylem that is characterized by being made... Read More

Pine

pine 1. (Science: botany) Any tree of the coniferous genus pinus. See Pinus. There are about twenty-eight species in the... Read More

Bar

Bar 1. A piece of wood, metal, or other material, long in proportion to its breadth or thickness, used as a lever and for... Read More

Pile

pile 1. To lay or throw into a pile or heap; to heap up; to collect into a mass; to accumulate; to amass; often with up; as,... Read More

Plug

plug 1. Any piece of wood, metal, or other substance used to stop or fill a hole; a stopple. 2. A flat oblong cake of... Read More