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wood pulp

Translation of wood pulp in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • (ground wood)
    pulpa (feminine) de madera
    (with added chemicals)
    Example sentences
    • Such cartons, as with those for milk and juices, are made from long paper fibres from virgin wood pulp and have no recycled content and there is only one mill in the country that recycles the cartons for this high-quality fibre.
    • For lack of paper resources, Kailun has to import waste paper from America to make recycled paper pulp, which is mixed with wood pulp to make paper.
    • It has been about 150 years since the inception of photography and 120 years since paper began to be manufactured from acidic wood pulp rather than cloth.

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