Wood pulp

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Chemical hardwood (non-coniferous)

Description

An aqueous mass of wood fibers used for making paper. Wood pulp is produced by either physical grinding (mechanical wood pulp) or by chemical digestion (chemical wood pulp).

Synonyms and Related Terms

wood-pulp

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Sources Checked for Data in Record

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  • Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Dictionary of Fiber & Textile Technology (older version called Man-made Fiber and Textile Dictionary, 1965), Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Charlotte NC, 1990
  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 579
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998