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[mass noun] Timber which is left as small logs, not sawn into planks or chopped for fuel, typically taken from near the tops of trees and used for furniture.
- ‘‘The mill in Grand-Mere still requires 4-foot roundwood,’ he explains.’
- ‘Jack runs three of his own trucks - two self-loaders for roundwood and one tractor trailer for hauling chip vans.’
- ‘The timber, called roundwood, is from the upper part of trees which is pulped to make paper or turned into chipboard.’
- ‘Internal trade does not fall under their responsibilities, but only a portion of tropical roundwood enters international markets.’
- ‘The emergence of new markets for small roundwood and by-products is essential if the health of the forestry industry is to improve.’
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