groundwood pulp

wood pulp consisting of groundwood that has not been cooked or chemically treated, used for making newsprint and other poorer grades of paper.
Also called mechanical pulp.
Compare chemical pulp. Unabridged
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Construction paper is produced mainly from coarse wastepaper although significant amounts are also made from groundwood pulp.
Groundwood pulp is used for newsprint and printing papers.
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