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defect deduction [1 record]

Record 1 2003-09-24

English

Subject field(s)
  • Xylology (The Study of Wood)
DEF

In measuring logs or in scaling, the estimated amount of defective material that is subtracted from the gross volume to obtain the volume of on-grade wood.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Xylologie (Étude des bois)
CONT

réfaction : Correction, en diminution, de la valeur d'une grandeur mesurée, pour tenir compte des défauts ou anomalies de l'objet en cause; par ex. le volume conventionnellement déduit du volume réel d'une grume (ou d'une coupe) du fait de certains défauts ou anomalies du bois (réfaction pour défaut ou anomalies).

Spanish

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