Definition of Heartwoods

1. Noun. (plural of heartwood) ¹



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Definition of Heartwoods

1. heartwood [n] - See also: heartwood

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heartwoods

heartstrike
heartstring
heartstrings
heartstruck
heartswelling
heartthrob
heartthrobs
heartwarmer
heartwarmers
heartwarming
heartwarmingly
heartwhole
heartwood
heartwoods (current term)
heartworm
heartworms
heartwrenching
heartyhale
heast
heaste
heastes
heasts
heat-absorbing
heat-curing resin
heat-labile
heat-releasing

Literary usage of Heartwoods

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1. The Farm Woodlot: A Handbook of Forestry for the Farmer and the Student in by Edward Gheen Cheyney, John Philip Wentling (1914)
"As a rule the trees with dark heartwoods are durable. ... Colorless heartwoods lacking these substances have nearly the same properties as sapwood and are ..."

2. An Introduction to Cytology by Lester Whyland Sharp (1921)
"The heartwoods of trees owe their qualities largely to the presence of these additional materials. In spite of these modifications, however, ..."

3. The Elementary School Teacher and Course of Study by JSTOR (Organization), University of Chicago School of Education (1902)
"... heartwoods, woods between sap and heart. NOTE :.— In each case do not fail to bring out the number fad. Allow the pupil to answer by measurement. ..."

4. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"The soft, light, compact, close grained wood could probably be employed in turnery. Sap woods and heartwoods are of an even, ivory white color. ..."

5. A Manual of Forestry by William Schlich (1908)
"All softwoods are more easily stained than are heartwoods, as the dye penetrates more deeply into their tissues. Woods with numerous small vessels are more ..."

6. The Microscopy of Technical Products by Thomas Franz Hanausek (1907)
"... so as to form somewhat pronounced bands. In the analytical key this wood belongs really to No. 24 (after Celtis).—The heartwoods of Q. robur and Q. ..."

7. Wood: A Manual of the Natural History and Industrial Applications of the by George Simonds Boulger (1908)
"H of Mr. Francia Darwin and the Syndicate of the Cambridge University Press.) ' duramen,' or heartwood. When, however, we compare heartwoods microscopically ..."

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