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early wood

noun
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15
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  • They reported a five percent reduction in the early wood vessel segment diameter.
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early wood
  (ûr'lē)   
The part of the wood in a growth ring of a tree that is produced earlier in the growing season. The cells of early wood are larger and have thinner walls than those produced later in the growing season. Compare late wood.
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