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, name for the redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) and for the big tree, or giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum), both huge, coniferous evergreen trees of the bald cypress family, and for extinct related species.
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common name for several trees of the family Leguminosae (pulse family) whose wood yields a red dye. The dye has largely been replaced by synthetic dyes for fabrics, but it is still used in high-quality red inks.
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redwood

A durable, straight-grained, high-strength, low-density softwood; especially resistant to decay and insect attack; light red to deep reddish-brown; used primarily for construction, plywood, and millwork. See also: Masonite

redwood

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(botany)
Sequoia sempervirens. An evergreen tree of the pine family; it is the tallest tree in the Americas, attaining 350 feet (107 meters); its soft heartwood is a valuable building material.

redwood

A very durable, straight-grained, high-strength, moderately low-density softwood from the Pacific Coast of the US; esp. resistant to decay and insect attack; light red to deep reddish brown in color; used primarily for construction, plywood, and millwork, where durability is required.

redwood

a giant coniferous tree, Sequoia sempervirens, of coastal regions of California, having reddish fibrous bark and durable timber: family Taxodiaceae. The largest specimen is over 120 metres (360 feet) tall

Redwood

A legacy magnetic tape technology from StorageTek that used half-inch, single-hub cartridges similar to IBM's 3480/3490 formats, but employed helical scan recording rather than linear (parallel tracks along the length of the tape). The Redwood SD-3 drive supported 10, 25 and 50GB cartridges (native). StorageTek's Powderhorn library held a mix of SD-3 and 3480/3490 cartridges. See magnetic tape and helical scan.


Redwood Cartridge
Redwood cartridges are the same overall size as IBM's 3480/3490 formats, but the door mechanism and internal recording formats are different. Redwood uses helical scan, while IBM uses linear recording.
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The California Redwood Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Green Diamond Resource Company and is headquartered in the heart of the Pacific Northwest's wood basket -- Eureka, California.
Siskiyou's Woodland, California, operations and its Ukiah, California, fence plant will now operate as part of The California Redwood Company, distributing redwood lumber products, Douglas-fir lumber and treated lumber.
July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Redwood Company today announces the launch of Dream Builder, an inspirational online experience that gives homeowners easy-to-use tools for creating the perfect outdoor living room.
While the cast's combined age is up While the cast's combined age is up there with a California redwood, this is a film that deserves to be seen by more than just the stairlift brigade.
Redwood, coast redwood, Pacific redwood, California redwood, sequoia, vavona burr.
er Judi Bari had, like Kelly, received death threats for protesting liquidation logging of California redwood forests.
As everybody watched last week, White, who stands straight as a California redwood, stepped up to the lane and took out nine pins, then, without blinking, downed the off-side spare.
THE MAJESTIC CALIFORNIA redwood is among the world's tallest trees, routinely reaching heights of between 200 and 340 feet.
10Final mention must go to the California redwood, one of the most majestic trees in the world and the tallest at up to 379ft.
He met an untimely death, at age 60, in January 1987 when the bicycle he was riding hit a California redwood tree, which smashed his skull.
Formed by Hill in 1990 to protect old growth in Big Basin, the Sempervirens Club was instrumental in the creation of the 3,800-acre California Redwood Park, which was renamed Big Basin Redwoods State Park in 1927.
This work charts the personalities behind a national organization dedicated to horticulture and conservation and describes the organization's role in various educational and civic projects, such as preserving the California redwoods in the 1930s and popularizing victory gardens during WWII.

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