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Definition of the noun cocobolo

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noun - plural: cocobolos

  1. a valuable timber tree of tropical South America

Alternative definition of the noun cocobolo

noun

  1. An oily tropical hardwood from Central America.

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Google previewVoyage of the Manteno (2006)

The Education of a Modern-Day Expeditioner by John Haslett

Weighing sixty-eight pounds per cubic foot, cocobolo is the second-most dense wood in the world. It couldn't be used for floatation or buoyancy because it was guaranteed to sink in the water like an anvil, but it could be used to hold our raft ...

Google previewThe Best Jigs & Fixtures for Your Woodshop (2004)

by Popular Woodworking Books (Firm)

because cocobolo is an oily wood and does not form an especiallv strong glue bond. If 1 had made the soles from rock maple, the tenons would have been unnecessary. W hen gluing the sides to the soles, remember that you must put the ...

Google previewAmerican Forests (1918)

Cocobolo is a rosewood and is botanically closely related to the true rosewood ( Dalbergia nigra). It is cut here in large quantities and, like dye woods, has a white useless sap wood which is removed in the bush. The pieces are very irregular ...

Google previewThe New York Lumber Trade Journal (1922)

Cocobolo is an article whose use has already been greatly diminished through the introduction of cutlery from foreign sources. Moreover, the high prices that prevailed during the war have had a tendency among consumers to seek and use ...

Google previewAmerican Forestry (1918)

Cocobolo is a rosewood and is botanically closely related to the true rosewood ( Dalbergia nigra). It is cut here in large quantities and, like dye woods, has a white useless sap wood which is removed in the bush. The pieces are very irregular ...

Google previewCrafting Wood Logic Puzzles (2006)

18 Three-dimensional Games for the Hands and Mind by Charlie Self

Cocobolo is a relative of rosewood, from Central America. It is oily, thus hard to glue, and is hard on tools due to silica inclusions. Additionally, it is expensive, and many people are allergic to its dust. Padauk, a hard, heavy wood with ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

cabuina Honduras: granadillo, rosul Belize: nagaedwood Nicaragua: nambar legitimo Guatemala: jumero Argentina: isa pui Mexico: cocobolo, granadillo Costa Rica: nambar Panama: prieto Indochina: cam lai, hue moc, leang, neang nuon, ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Trees (2005)

Volume 1: North America by M.M. Grandtner

cocobolo (Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama); cocobolo negro (Costa Rica) ...

Google previewDictionary of Trees, Volume 2: South America (2013)

Nomenclature, Taxonomy and Ecology by M.M. Grandtner, Julien Chevrette

cocobolo (Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama); ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Kitchen History (2004)

by Mary Ellen Snodgrass

Woodworkers prized cocobolo or cocoawood, a brownishpurple native American wood marked with lighter streaks, for carving utensil handles and shaping cutting boards, aflatsurface groovedatthe sideto collect juices. Another import, Central ...

Google previewDictionary of Contact Allergens (2007)

by Peter J. Frosch, Jean-Pierre Lepoittevin, Christophe J. Coz

cocobolo (Dalbergia ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (2003)

by American Heritage Dictionary

hickory, plywood, redwood, sapwood 08 amaranth, hasswood, chestnut, cocobolo, cord wood, iirewood, hardwood, kindling, kingwood, maboganv, pulpwood, red lauan, rosewood, silky oak, soitwood, sycamore 09 blackwood, brushwood, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Wood (2007)

by U S Dept of Agriculture

See Creosote Cocobolo, shrinkage values Coefficient of friction Coefficient of thermal expansion Coefficient of variation Collapse during drying Columns: built- up and spaced columns flanged columns long columns, compressive stress short ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Furniture Making (2000)

by Ernest Joyce

Cocobolo (Nicaraguan rosewood) Similar to Rio rosewood but with a pronounced reddish tinge and coarse, visible grain.

Google previewAppleton's Dictionary of Machines, Mechanics, Engine-work, and Engineering (1857)

Llo d says the wood is tEZre called Cocobolo pricto ; that it is not the growth of the Mauritius, but of Iadagascar, to the interior of which island Europeans are not admitted ...

Google previewAppletons Dictionary of Machines, Mechanics, Engine-work, and Engineering Illustrated with Four Thousand Engravings on Wood (1852)

wood is there called Cocobolo prirto ; that it is not the growth of the Mauritius, but of adagascar, to the interior ...

Google previewAppleton's dictionary of machines, mechanics, engine work, and engineering (1858)

by Appleton, firm, publishers, New York. (1866. D. Appleton & co.)

Lloyd says the wood is there called Cocobolo prieto ; that it is not the growth of the Mauritius, but ...

Google previewA Dictionary for the Modern Clarinetist (2014)

by Jane Ellsworth

cocobolo. Scientific name Dalbergia retusa. A dense tropical hardwood ...

Google previewTHE STANDARD DICTIONARY OF FACTS: A PRACTICAL HANDBOOK OF READY REFERENCE BASED UPON EVERYDAY NEEDS (1922)

The latter are chiefly gold, rubber, hides, mother- of-pearl, coffee and cocobolo wood. Steamship lines ply to San Francisco, Yokohama, and various ...

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Scrabble value of C3O1C3O1B3O1L1O1

The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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