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[ground-woo d] /ˈgraʊndˌwʊd/
noun, Papermaking.
wood that has been ground for making into pulp.
Origin of groundwood
1915-20; ground2 + wood1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for groundwood
  • groundwood paper contains cellulose as well as other materials that occur naturally in wood.
  • Newsprint is a type of groundwood paper generally used to print newspapers.
  • Mechanical pulp production includes groundwood pulp production and refiner mechanical pulp production.
  • Consist primarily of white and colored groundwood-free paper, free of unbleached fiber.
  • Examples of mechanical pulps are stone groundwood, refiner mechanical, and chemi-thermo-mechanical pulps.
  • Both groundwood and chemical pulps are used in these mailings.

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