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hurds

[hurdz] /hɜrdz/
plural noun
1.
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  • Estimating the yield of hurds at 2½ tons per acre, this should give a total quantity of about 3,750 tons.

    Hemp Hurds as Paper-Making Material Lyster H. Dewey and Jason L. Merrill
  • A word must be said about the heraldry on hurds book-plates.

    American Book-Plates Charles Dexter Allen
  • Certainly not, that which is honest and arranges that obligation is not telling more of remembering the hurds.

  • With respect to its execution, the justice of Dr. hurds censure cannot be controverted.

  • hurds are available only from machine-broken hemp, for the cost of collecting them from the hand brakes would be too great.

    Hemp Hurds as Paper-Making Material Lyster H. Dewey and Jason L. Merrill
  • hurds from -3- water-retted hemp are cleaner and softer than those from dew-retted hemp.

    Hemp Hurds as Paper-Making Material Lyster H. Dewey and Jason L. Merrill
  • This small weight of charge constitutes one of the most serious objections to the use of hurds in paper manufacture.

    Hemp Hurds as Paper-Making Material Lyster H. Dewey and Jason L. Merrill
  • The hurds thus produced contain a small percentage of soluble gums, chiefly of the pectose series.

    Hemp Hurds as Paper-Making Material Lyster H. Dewey and Jason L. Merrill
  • In the case of wood, this condition ordinarily would indicate undercooking, but might not in the case of hurds.

    Hemp Hurds as Paper-Making Material Lyster H. Dewey and Jason L. Merrill
  • The weight of hurds is about five times that of the fiber, or somewhat greater from hemp grown on peaty soils.

    Hemp Hurds as Paper-Making Material Lyster H. Dewey and Jason L. Merrill
British Dictionary definitions for hurds

hurds

/hɜːdz/
plural noun
1.
another word for hards
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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