Rueping process

noun Rue·ping process \ˈrü|piŋ-, ˈrē|\

Definition of Rueping process

  1. :  a treatment for preserving wood with the use of a minimum amount of coal-tar creosote by alternating pressure and vacuum so that only the walls of the wood cells are coated and the cells themselves are not filled

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Origin and Etymology of rueping process

after Max Rüping 20th century German timber engineer, its originator

First Known Use: 1904

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to cast off or become cast off

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