quarter-sawed


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quarter-sawed

[′kwȯrd·ər ‚sȯd]
(materials)
The grain pattern that is produced when hardwood is cut so that the annular rings are at an angle of 45° or less with the board's surface.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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