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Related to Quartered: Drawn and quartered
Lumber that is sawn from a log at a perpendicular angle to the growth rings; the lumber sawn in this manner is easier to dry without warping and shrinking; used for flooring and weatherboards.
Descriptive of lumber sawn so that the growth rings intersect the wide face at an angle of 45° or greater. Also See edge-grained. (See illustration p. 784.)