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Definition of the noun alburnum

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noun - plural: alburnums

  1. sapwood; the thin white layer between the bark and wood of a tree

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Google previewCultural Heritage and Aerobiology (2013)

Methods and Measurement Techniques for Biodeterioration Monitoring by Paolo Mandrioli, Giulia Caneva, Cristina Sabbioni

the one that is still physiologically active, is called alburnum or sapwood, while the inner part, which is no longer active, ...

Google previewHow it Works (2003)

Science and Technology by Marshall Cavendish Corporation

Altogether, the alburnum is a less desirable product than the duramen. Until recent years, alburnum was used for packaging materials — such as boxes and crates — but was rarely used for anything more permanent. However, with the rising ...

Google previewA Botanical Lexicon, or exposition of the terms, facts and doctrines of the vegetable physiology, brought down to the present time (1837)

by Patrick KEITH

ALBURNUM.-The alburnum is the outermost and last-formed layer of the woody portion of the caudex of exogenous plants. It is the softest and whitest of all the layers except, as they say, in the Eagletree, Aquilaria Malaccensis, in which it is ...

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1809)

Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge : Illustrated with Upwards of 150 Elegant Engravings. A - B by William Nicholson

ALBURNUM, denotes the white, soft substance that lies between the inner bark and the wood of trees, composed of layers of the former, which have not attained the solidity of the latter. Plants, after they have germinated, do not remain ...

Google previewBritish encyclopedia (1821)

or, Dictionary of arts and sciences, comprising an accurate and popular view of the present improved state of human knowledge by William Nicholson

The solid parts of the trunk of the plant are the cortex, or outer bark; the liber, or inner bark ; the alburnum, or soft wood ; lignum or hard wood ; and medulla, or pilch. These lie in concentric circles ; and the trunk enlarges, by the formation of a ...

Google previewThe Complete Farmer: Or, a General Dictionary of Husbandry ... (1807)

In which Everything Valuable from the Best Writers on this Subject Will be Extracted ...

See ALBURNUM, an integument, composed of a soft white substance, scarcely perceptible in some sorts of trees, situated between the liber and the wood. In the oak and elm, it is hard and very conspicuous. It is as it were an imperfect wood, ...

Google previewChambers's encyclopaedia (1896)

A dictionary of universal knowledge

Alburnum, or Sap-wood, is the youngest and most external portion of the wood of ordinary dicotyledonous trees. It is still imperfectly hardened, and lies between ...

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Alburnum Meaning

Video shows what alburnum means. sapwood, the soft, newer wood in the trunk of a tree found between the bark and the hardened heartwood, it is often paler in ...

Scrabble value of A1L1B3U1R1N1U1M3

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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