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heartwood

the central mass of wood in trees in which there are no living cells and which serves only for mechanical support.
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Unbeknownst to her, behind this small engraving lies the Heartwood Hotel.
Wood consists of sapwood and heartwood that will have different drying behaviors, and water in wood exists in two different environments (cell wall and cell lumen) with different physical behaviors.
The aim of the recent study was to investigate the effect of extractives on the thermal behavior of heartwood extractives of Liquidambar orientalis Mill.
Noland Carter, head of Heartwood and CIO, said, 'We are delighted to welcome Graham to Heartwood.
The heartwood might present higher density, higher concentration of 'strange' materials such as oil, fat and phenolic compounds when compared to the sapwood, which affect permeability and consequently the adhesive movement, and can also interfere in the chemical reactions of the adhesive curing process (Iwakiri, 2005).
Heartwood and sapwood have different properties and their proportion within the tree will have a significant impact on the utilization of wood (Climent et al.
When did you set up Heartwood, and how did it all begin?
One of the wood's key attributes is its uniform, light color, [whereas] other maple species often display substantially different tones between heartwood and sapwood along with mineral or gum streaks.
The deal, which includes Heartwooda[euro](tm)s fully-owned unit Heartwood Wealth Management Ltd, was agreed on 6 February when Handelsbanken said it allows it to boost offering to existing and new clients.
TD Bank, The Provident Bank, Boothby Therapy Services and Heartwood Media were all honored at the Manchester gala for their support of the arts in their communities and statewide through donations of time, money and resources.
It is one of the most important tree species in tropical regions and probably the most highly-valued hardwood due to the quality, attractiveness and durability of its heartwood (Bishop 1999).
You're invited to plant a tree at Heartwood Forest near St Albans between 10am and 3pm this Sunday, in the Woodland Trust-owned 850-acre site.