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defect deduction [1 record]

Record 1 2003-09-24


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

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.


  • Xylologie (Étude des bois)

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).


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