Definition of Northern white cedar

1. Noun. Small evergreen of eastern North America having tiny scalelike leaves on flattened branchlets.

Exact synonyms: American Arborvitae, Thuja Occidentalis, White Cedar
Group relationships: Genus Thuja, Thuja
Generic synonyms: Arborvitae



Lexicographical Neighbors of Northern White Cedar

northern porgy
northern raven
northern red-backed vole
northern red oak
northern screamer
northern scup
northern sea robin
northern shoveler
northern shovelers
northern shrike
northern shrimp
northern shrimps
northern snakehead
northern storm petrel
northern territory
northern white cedar (current term)
northern whiting
northern woodsia
northerner
northerners
northernest
northernly
northernness
northerns
northers
northing
northings
northland
northlands

Literary usage of Northern white cedar

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Forest Products, Their Manufacture and Use: Embracing the Principal by Nelson Courtlandt Brown (1919)
"Other trees, such as the northern white cedar and the southern white cedar, make practically ... northern white cedar shingles are made largely in northern ..."

2. The Preservation of Structural Timber by Howard Frederick Weiss (1916)
"northern white cedar has been selected in the table because of its uniform excellence and very extended use. If other varieties are employed the annual ..."

3. The Preservation of Structural Timber by Howard Frederick Weiss (1916)
"northern white cedar has been selected in the table because of its uniform excellence and very extended use. If other varieties are employed the annual ..."

4. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1880)
"North America, particularly frequent in Canada. northern white cedar, or Arbor vitse. A fine tree, 70 feet high ; the wood is reddish or yellowish, ..."

5. Fire Effects Information System: User's Guide by William C. Fischer, Melanie Miller, Cameron M. Johnston, Jane K. Smith (1998)
"In New England, bobcats were frequently found in northern white-cedar swamps and black spruce thickets [12]. Bobcat habitat in Massachusetts was ..."

6. World Metric Standardization: An Urgent Issue; a Volume of Testimony Urging by World Metric Standardization Council (1922)
"northern white cedar Association, thru NE Baucher, Secretary (13 May, 1919) : "The northern white cedar Association is a voluntary organization of firms ..."

7. Practical Helps for the Electric Railway Shop, Track, Power, Line and (1919)
"As the breaking strength of chestnut, cypress, Southern pine and Western red cedar is 5000 Ib. per square inch and of northern white cedar 3600 Ib. per ..."

8. EMF Electrical Year Book by Electrical Trade Publishing Company (1921)
"northern white cedar, western red cedar and chestnut are the most commonly used woods. The western red cedar is variously known as red cedar, western cedar ..."

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