fourdrinier

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

Definition of fourdrinier

  1. :  a machine for making paper in an endless web

Origin and Etymology of fourdrinier

Henry & Sealy Fourdrinier


First Known Use: 1839


Fourdrinier

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

Definition of Fourdrinier

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

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