Definition of Fourdriniers

1. Noun. (plural of fourdrinier) ¹

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Definition of Fourdriniers

1. fourdrinier [n] - See also: fourdrinier

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fourdriniers

four score and seven years ago
four score seven years ago
four sheets to the wind
four square
four thousand
four times
fourdriniers (current term)
fourfold point correlation
fourhorn sculpin
fourhorn sculpins

Literary usage of Fourdriniers

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1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1921)
"The fourdriniers Prior to the release of his claims on the machine, ... Robert thru Didot finally disposed of his rights in England to the fourdriniers and, ..."

2. Lockwood's Directory of the Paper and Allied Trades by Harry Dyer, Sophie M. Wolert, Vance Publishing Corporation (1918)
"Beaters; three Jordans; two 62-inch and one 84-Inch fourdriniers. Water. Writing. 30000 Ibs. 24 hours. Security Trust Bond, American Linen ana Linen ..."

3. A History of Paper-manufacturing in the United States, 1690-1916 by Lyman Horace Weeks (1916)
"In 1899 American mills had six hundred and sixty-three fourdriniers and five hundred and sixty-nine cylinders ; in 1904, seven hundred and fifty-two ..."

4. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"Parliament extended the fourdriniers' letters patent for fourteen years, and the new system ... An agreement was made that the fourdriniers should receive ..."

5. The International Cyclopedia: A Compendium of Human Knowledge, Rev. with by Selim Hobart Peabody, Charles Francis Richardson (1898)
"In 1804 Gamble assigned his patents to the fourdriniers, having lost in his experiments his fortune and 8 years of labor. The patent was granted for 14 ..."

6. The Irish Industrial Exhibition of 1853: A Detailed Catalogue of Its Contents by John Sproule (1854)
"... who applied himself with enthusiasm to the matter; and, •Mini br the capital of the fourdriniers, he produced a true self-acting machine in 1803, ..."

7. Annual Report of the Bureau of Industrial and Labor Statistics for the State by Maine (1900)
"Fourteen 800 pound engines; one 68 inch, one 86 inch, one 88 inch and one 90 inch fourdriniers. Width of super calenders, 50 inches. Power, water and steam. ..."

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