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What is "Hardwood" - Definition & Explanation

Lumber from a tree that is deciduous. Often, but not always more dense than softwoods. Examples: walnut, cherry, maple, alder, poplar, ash, oak.

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Term used to describe a fabric used in outerwear, which allows for a minimum pack volume and weight. These lightweight, packable garments offer the most versatile weather protection. Some of these...

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