fourdrinier

noun, often capitalized four·dri·nier \ ˌfȯr-drə-ˈnir ; fu̇r-ˈdri-nē-ər , fȯr- \

Definition of fourdrinier

: a machine for making paper in an endless web

Origin and Etymology of fourdrinier

Henry & Sealy Fourdrinier


Fourdrinier

biographical name Four·dri·nier \ ˌfȯr-drə-ˈnir ; fu̇r-ˈdri-nē-ər , fȯr- \

Definition of Fourdrinier

Henry 1766–1854 and his brother Sealy 1774–1847 English papermakers and inventors

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