Definition of Hardwoods
1. Noun. (plural of hardwood) ¹
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Definition of Hardwoods
1. hardwood [n] - See also: hardwood
Medical Definition of Hardwoods
1. Usually broad-leaved and deciduous trees. (05 Dec 1998)
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Literary usage of Hardwoods
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Forestry in New England: A Handbook of Eastern Forest Management by Ralph Chipman Hawley, Austin Foster Hawes (1912)
"(It will be remembered that the hardwoods in the type are gray birch, soft maple, and poplar, and are of little value except for cordwood. ..."
2. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"t Between the softwoods and the hardwoods there is no sharply denned distinction in hardness; some of the hardwoods, such as bass- wood, poplar and sycamore ..."
3. Vehicles of the Air: A Popular Exposition of Modern Aeronautics with Working by Victor Lougheed (1909)
"Woods are commonly divided loosely into two classes—hardwoods and ... hardwoods For a given bulk the best hardwoods are much stronger than most softwoods, ..."
4. Transactions of the Royal Scottish Arboricultural Society by Royal Scottish Arboricultural Society (1908)
"The Cultivation of hardwoods. By J. BOYD. In submitting the following remarks regarding the cultivation of hardwoods, I do so with diffidence, ..."
5. Wooden Box and Crate Construction by Forest Products Laboratory (U.S.) (1921)
"THE STRUCTURE OF hardwoods The name "hardwood" applies chiefly to woods which ... The real distinction on which the grouping into hardwoods and softwoods is ..."
6. History of the Lumber Industry of America by James Elliott Defebaugh (1906)
"It will be noted in the above that the importations have been of hardwoods, in the form of lumber, timber and partially manufactured materials and of ..."
7. Vehicles of the Air: A Popular Exposition of Modern Aeronautics with Working by Victor Lougheed (1909)
"Woods are commonly divided loosely into two classes—hardwoods ... For a given bulk the best hardwoods are much stronger than most softwoods, ..."
8. Elements of Forestry by Nelson Courtlandt Brown, Frederick Franklin Moon (1914)
"CENTRAL hardwoods. Location of Boundary. — The forest area that is described as the central hardwoods region extends from Massachusetts on the north, ..."