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Definition of Quercus

Babylon English

hybrid between the cork oak and Turkey oak that has a pale grey bark and almost evergreen foliage
Quercus Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
JM Latin-English Dictionary
N M
oak| oak-tree; garland of oak leaves
LATIN- ENGLISH (AZAD)
oak tree.
Latin-English Online Dictionary
oak tree
Wood Floor Terms
Quercus spp.

(Left-Oil based / Right-Water based finish-sample is stained)
Appearance: Color: Heart and sapwood are similar with sapwood lighter in color; most pieces have a reddish tone. Slightly redder than white
Grain: Open, slightly coarser (more porous) than white oak. Plainsawn boards have a plumed or flared grain appearance; riftsawn has a tighter grain pattern, low figuring; quartersawn has a flake pattern, sometimes called tiger oak, tiger rays or butterflies.
Availability: Commodity item available in ALL types, styles and sizes of flooring
Properties:
Hardness: 1290 Janka Table (benchmark)
Durability: Stiff & dense, resist wear, less durable than white oak.
Workability:
Sawing: above average
Nailing: good
Sanding: satisfactorily, better than white oak
Finishing: Strong stain contrast, because of pores.
Quercus alba

(Left-Oil based / Right-Water based finish)
Appearance: Color: Heartwood is light brown; some boards may have a pinkish tint or a slight grayish cast. Sapwood is white to cream.
Grain: Open, with longer rays than red oak. Occasional crotches, swirls and burls. Plainsawn boards have a plumed or flared grain appearance; riftsawn has a tighter grain pattern, low figuring; quartersawn has a flake pattern, sometimes called tiger oak, tiger rays, or butterflies.
Availability: Commodity item, available in ALL types, styles and sizes of flooring
Properties:
Hardness: 1360 Jankas Table, 5% harder than Northern red oak
Durability: More durable than red oak. Tannic acid in the wood protects it from fungi and insects
Workability:
Sawing: good
Nailing: good
Sanding: satisfactory
Finishing: Absorbs finishes more evenly than red oak. Does NOT bleach well
Quercus Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
A genus of trees constituted by the oak. See Oak.
  
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quercus
\quer"cus\ (?), n. [l., an oak.] (bot.) a genus of trees constituted by the oak. see oak.
quercus
n : oaks [syn: quercus, genus quercus]




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WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. oaks
(synonym) genus Quercus
(hypernym) hamamelid dicot genus
(member-holonym) Fagaceae, family Fagaceae, beech family
(member-meronym) oak, oak tree
Quercus Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
An oak is a tree or shrub in the genus Quercus (; Latin "oak tree"), having approximately 600 extant species. The common name "Oak" may also appear in the names of species in related genera, notably Lithocarpus. The genus is native to the Northern Hemisphere, and includes deciduous and evergreen species extending from cool temperate to tropical latitudes in Asia and the Americas. North America contains the largest number of oak species, with approximately 90 occurring in the United States. Mexico has 160 species, of which 109 are endemic. The second greatest center of oak diversity is China, which contains approximately 100 species.

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For the airport in Oakland County, Michigan, see Oakland County International Airport. Oakland International Airport is a public airport five miles south of downtown Oakland, in Alameda County, California, United States. It is owned by the Port of Oakland. It is one of three international airports in the San Francisco Bay Area, The airport has service to destinations in the United States, as well as Mexico and Europe. Cargo flights go to Asia and elsewhere. OAK is the closest airport to the San Francisco financial district.

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Quercus Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
The Scotch Whisky by SDA v.4.20
Oak gender of which the barrels and casks are made for the aging of the Scotch Whisky.
The principal types are:
* Quercus alba (American oak gender)
* Quercus robur (European oak gender)

Oak, in Scottish Gaelic