Definition of roundwood in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈroundwo͝od/


Timber that is left as small logs, not sawn into planks or chopped for fuel, typically taken from near the tops of trees and used for furniture.
Example sentences
  • The timber, called roundwood, is from the upper part of trees which is pulped to make paper or turned into chipboard.
  • Internal trade does not fall under their responsibilities, but only a portion of tropical roundwood enters international markets.
  • ‘The mill in Grand-Mere still requires 4-foot roundwood,’ he explains.

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Syllabification: round·wood

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