Wood-pulp

wood pulp

noun
wood reduced to pulp through mechanical and chemical treatment for use in the manufacture of certain kinds of paper.

Origin:
1865–70

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wood pulp
 
n
1.  wood that has been ground to a fine pulp for use in making newsprint and other cheap forms of paper, and in the production of hardboard
2.  finely pulped wood that has been digested by a chemical, such as caustic soda, and sometimes bleached: used in making paper

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