balsa

(from the article `basketry`) ...over the shoulders (especially in Southeast Asia and Indonesia). There are three fairly spectacular types of small basketry craft found in regions ... ...people, the Uru, still live on floating mats of dried totora (a reedlike papyrus that grows in dense brakes in the marshy shallows). From the ... [2...
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balsa

[n] - strong lightweight wood of the balsa tree used especially for floats 2. [n] - forest tree of lowland Central America having a strong very light wood
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Balsa

• (n.) A raft or float, used principally on the Pacific coast of South America.
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balsa

noun strong lightweight wood of the balsa tree used especially for floats
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balsa

Ochroma lagopus noun forest tree of lowland Central America having a strong very light wood; used for making floats and rafts and in crafts
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Balsa

(Tropical America) Ochroma
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Balsa

[email client] Balsa is a lightweight email client written in C for the GNOME desktop environment. Balsa has a graphical front end, support for MIME attachments coming and going, directly supports POP3 and IMAP protocols. It has a spell checker and direct support for PGP and GPG for encryption. It has some basic filtering capabilities, and ...
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Balsa

[moth] Balsa is a genus of moths of the Noctuidae family. ...
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Balsa

[Roman town] Balsa was a Roman coastal town in Hispania, province of Lusitania, Conventus Pacensis (capital Pax Iulia). The modern location is in the rural estates of Torre d`Aires, Antas and Arroio, parish of Luz de Tavira, county of Tavira, district of Faro, in Algarve, Southern Portugal. ==Name origin== BALSA is a pre-Roman place-name wi...
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Balsa

[ship] A Balsa is a boat or ship built by various pre-Columbian South American civilizations constructed from woven reeds of the Totora bullrush. They varied in size from small canoe sized personal fishing boats to large ships up to 30 metres long. They are still used on Lake Titicaca in Peru and Bolivia. This term is also used by Californi...
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Balsa

Bal'sa noun [ Spanish or Portuguese balsa .] (Nautical) A raft or float, used principally on the Pacific coast of South America.
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Balsa

A Balsa is a kind of raft or float used on the coasts and rivers of Peru and other parts of South America, for fishing, for landing goods and passengers through a heavy surf, and for other purposes where buoyancy is chiefly wanted. It is formed generally of two inflated seal-skins, connected by a sort of platform on which the fisherman, passengers,...
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Balsa

A hit on the head pin with little power behind it.
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Balsa

A slight, powerless hit on the headpin. (thin hit)
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Balsa

A soft wood, very light in weight, and used in the construction of motorised model airplanes and gliders.
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balsa

balsa: see bombax.
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balsa

common, fast-growing tropical tree, occurring from southern Mexico to Bolivia, that is noted for its extremely lightweight and light-coloured wood. ... [3 related articles]
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Balsa

type of wood floats used to be made of and still are in some cases, several lures are also manufactured from balsa wood. This wood is very light, yet highly buoyant
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