poplar

A hardwood produced by a genus of trees native to Britain. It is creamy-white to yellow or grey in colour with a close grain. It is liable to shrinkage and unsuitable for cabinet-work, but is seen in late 16th and early 17thC inlaid decoration and in some late 17thC marquetry.

Poplar

[PAT station] Poplar is a station on the Port Authority of Allegheny County`s light rail network, located in Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania. The street level stop is located in a densely populated residential area. Its primary purpose is to serve commuters within walking distance, providing access toward Downtown Pittsburgh, South Hills Villag...
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Poplar

(Populus) Populus is a large group of deciduous (leaf-losing) trees that can attain great heights. These trees, commonly known as Aspen, Poplar and Cottonwood trees, are found in Europe, Asia and North America. Some are found wild in other regions, one being a native of tropical Africa. It is difficult to say how many wild kinds there are, because ...
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poplar

[n] - soft light-colored nondurable wood of the poplar 2. [n] - any of numerous trees of north temperate regions having light soft wood and flowers borne in catkins
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Poplar

A light wood, but not very strong and or very good wear resistance.
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Poplar

Pop'lar noun [ Middle English popler , Old French poplier , French peuplier , from Latin populus poplar.] (Botany) 1. Any tree of the genus Populus ; also, the timber, which is soft, and capable of many uses. » The aspen poplar is Populus t...
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poplar

<botany> ... 1. Any tree of the genus Populus; also, the timber, which is soft, and capable of many uses. ... The aspen poplar is Populus tremula and P. Tremuloides; Balsam poplar is P. Balsamifera; Lombardy poplar (P. Dilatata) is a tall, spiry tree; white poplar is Populus alba. ... 2. The timber of the tulip tree; called also white poplar....
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poplar

poplar tree noun any of numerous trees of north temperate regions having light soft wood and flowers borne in catkins
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Poplar

• (n.) The timber of the tulip tree; -- called also white poplar. • (n.) Any tree of the genus Populus; also, the timber, which is soft, and capable of many uses.
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poplar

any of several species of trees belonging to the genus Populus of the willow family (Salicaceae). The genus Populus contains at least 35 species of ...
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Poplar

Poplar, former metropolitan borough, SE England. See Tower Hamlets.
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poplar

poplar: see willow.
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Poplar

Poplar is a popular name for hardy deciduous trees of the genus Populus belonging to the family Salicinaceae. They are fast growing trees characterised by their columnar pattern of growth.
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poplar

Any of a group of deciduous trees with characteristically broad leaves. The white poplar (P. alba) has a smooth grey trunk and leaves with white undersides. (Genus Populus, family Salicaceae.) Other varieties are the aspen (P. tremula), grey poplar (P. canescens), and black...
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Poplar

[convenience store] There are 818 shops in the Chugoku, Kanto, Kansai, Kyūshū, and Shikoku regions. ==History== Poplar was founded as a liquor shop in Naka-ku, Hiroshima in 1976. The first Poplar shop was opened in Minami-ku, Hiroshima in 1983. Poplar Foods was established in 1996. Signage is in katakana only: `ポプラ`. Official websit...
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Poplar

[UK Parliament constituency] Poplar was a parliamentary constituency centred on the Poplar district of the East End of London. It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ==History== The constituency was created for the 1885 general election, and abolished for the 1918 general electi...
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Poplar

[East India Road] Poplar (East India Road) was a railway station located on the East India Dock Road in Poplar, London. It was opened in 1850 by the East & West India Docks and Birmingham Junction Railway, which was later renamed the North London Railway (NLR). From 1865 the station was the southern passenger terminus of the NLR, although g...
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Poplar

[disambiguation] A poplar is a type of tree in the genus Populus. Poplar may also refer to: ==Places== ==Other uses== ...
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Poplar

[East India Dock Road] ==Articles== ...
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