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hardwood:

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botanically, the xylem tissue that forms the bulk of the stem of a woody plant. Xylem conducts sap upward from the roots to the leaves, stores food in the form of complex carbohydrates, and provides support; it is made up of various types of cells specialized for each of
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hardwood

Timber from all trees except the conifers, which are called softwood. See also: Douglas fir

hardwood

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(materials)
Dense, close-grained wood of an angiospermous tree, such as oak, walnut, cherry, and maple.

hardwood

1. A tree belonging to the angiosperms; usually broad-leaved and deciduous, such as cherry, mahogany, maple, oak, etc.
2. Wood cut from such trees.

hardwood

1. the wood of any of numerous broad-leaved dicotyledonous trees, such as oak, beech, ash, etc., as distinguished from the wood of a conifer
2. any tree from which this wood is obtained
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Roderick Wiles, AHEC Director for the Africa, Middle East, India and Oceania, says: "A preliminary assessment by AHEC of the carbon footprint of American hardwoods from forest to international distributor suggests that carbon sequestration during forest growth of the tree will more than offset the total carbon emissions resulting from harvesting, processing and transport.
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hardwoods to the region," said Roderick Wiles, AHEC director for Africa, Middle East, South Asia and Oceania.
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Dubai The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), an international trade association for the American hardwood industry, will discuss key updates on wood product certification and the green building movement at the upcoming Dubai WoodShow 2010.
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