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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 The dye has largely been replaced by synthetic dyes for fabrics, but it is still used in high-quality red inks.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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2 -- 3 -- color) Coast redwoods can be found in many areas, including, left, at Canoga Park High School, and, right, on the Hollywood Hills property of architect and photographer Julius Shulman.
Green plants like the coast redwood use natural ingredients to make food through photosynthesis.
Although a coast redwood might someday rack up more points, the General Sherman giant sequoia is 50 percent bigger by volume than any redwood alive today.
DellaSala, Chief Scientist of Geos Institute, "In the Pacific Northwest, the glass is half empty as the climate may no longer support rainforest communities like coast redwood, while on the Tongass National Forest in southeast Alaska the glass is half full as cooler, moister conditions may prevail as a refuge for rainforest communities that can migrate in time.
The redwood, or coast redwood as it is also known, grows along the Pacific where rain and fog are plentiful.
On most trees it's not a problem, but on coast redwoods, swamp cypresses, and sequoias, you don't get a true measurement until you get much farther up the tree.
Then the switchbacks climb past moss-covered logs and through stands of towering coast redwoods.
In about 1/2 mile, the route crosses a small meadow with broad bands of deep purple vetch, then slips back among Douglas firs and coast redwoods.
The Muir Woods National Monument near San Francisco, with its stand of unspoiled coast redwoods is named in his honor.
Within its misshapen boundaries are 110,232 acres enclosing three California state parks and, most important, almost half of the world's remaining stands of old-growth coast redwoods.
Though the drive itself is magnificent, you must get out of your car and walk through the coast redwoods to truly appreciate their scale and grandeur.