Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A pulp-grinder, pulping-machine, or pulper.
  • n. A mill or factory where wood-pulp is made for the manufacture of paper.
  • n. A paper-mill in which paper is made from wood-pulp.

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Examples

  • "Opening new factories is becoming more difficult for environmental reasons, as pulp-mill waste and fast-wood plantations are being blamed for the death of endangered species and the destruction of rain forests," says Mostrous.

    Go Global With This Finnish Paper Play

  • He knew the precise location by the roads of almost any white village, pulp-mill, water-power, mine, timber limit; knew as much as a man can about the number of horses and cattle and cradles to a township; could talk with enthusiasm about the pioneer arts of the habitant -- the rugs, the baskets, the furniture, the hand-made churns, the open-air bake-ovens.

    The Masques of Ottawa

  • "Will the pulp-mill be above or below the new Edison plant?" queried

    The Boy With the U. S. Foresters

  • But Merritt, who indeed was anxious to get away, by his conversation showed that he was awaiting the arrival and conveyance of a trainload of machinery for the establishment of a large pulp-mill on the

    The Boy With the U. S. Foresters

  • "Did you find everything going on all right for the pulp-mill?" asked

    The Boy With the U. S. Foresters

  • Kit was properly attended to, went on his way to the Kern River Valley, to visit the Edison power plant erected on the river, and to prepare for the installation of the new pulp-mill.

    The Boy With the U. S. Foresters

  • I'm shy a few teeth and some of the balance don't meet, so I can't consume vittles like I was a pulp-mill.

    The Winds of Chance

  • Two city men sent up by a syndicate to look for a pulp-mill site and timber rights came along one hot day and found me splitting cedar shingles, with mighty few clothes on.

    The Gold Trail

  • Where is the writer who does not think with the printing-press hot upon his track, and the sound of the pulp-mill making paper for his poems, and the buzz of editors, instead of the music of the spheres?

    The Lost Art of Reading

  • One day, toward the very last, Durgin found himself pretty well fagged in the old pulp-mill clearing on the side of Lion's Head, which still belonged to Whitwell, and he sat down on a mouldering log there to rest.

    The Landlord at Lion's Head — Volume 2

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