Definition of Fourdrinier

1. n. A machine used in making paper; -- so named from an early inventor of improvements in this class of machinery.



Definition of Fourdrinier

1. Noun. A machine used in making paper. ¹

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Definition of Fourdrinier

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fourdrinier

four pips
four score and seven years ago
four score seven years ago
four sheets to the wind
four square
four thousand
four times
fourball
fourberies
fourbery
fourche
fourchee
fourchettes
fourdrinier (current term)
fourdriniers
foure
foureyed
fourfold
fourfold point correlation
fourfoldness
fourfooted
fourgies
fourgon
fourgons
fourgram
fourhanded
fourhorn sculpin

Literary usage of Fourdrinier

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1. Two Related Industries: An Account of Paper-making and of Paper-makers by Huyck, F. C., & sons, Perry Walton (1920)
"ORIGIN OF THE fourdrinier MACHINE The period ushered in by the fourdrinier machine ... What is known as the fourdrinier machine was originally made, ..."

2. The Art of Paper-making: A Practical Handbook of the Manufacture of Paper by Watt, Alexander (1890)
"The fourdrinier Machine.—It is just ninety years since Louis Robert, a Frenchman, ... fourdrinier, who adopted and improved upon M. Robert's machine, ..."

3. Outlines of Industrial Chemistry: A Text-book for Students by Frank Hall Thorp, Warren Kendall Lewis (1916)
"The sheet is formed in three different ways: by the hand frame, by the cylinder machine, and by the fourdrinier machine. The hand 'frame, used for hand-made ..."

4. A practical treatise on the manufacture of paper in all its branches by Carl Hofmann (1873)
"(A) THE fourdrinier PAPER-MACHINE. 95. Historical Sketch and Introductory Remarks.—This chapter has reference to the continuous automatic operation by which ..."

5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1855)
"fourdrinier expended 60000!. on account of the machine; and from losses consequent on its completion, defending the patent, &c., they became bankrupts in ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Bail Court (1872)
"By an act of Parliament passed in 1807, reciting that H. fourdrinier and S. fourdrinier and Gamble had made, used, and continued to make use of the said ..."

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