yellow pine


Definition of yellow pine

1 : any of several North American pines (such as a Ponderosa pine or longleaf pine) with yellowish wood
2 : the wood of a yellow pine

Examples of yellow pine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The most popular wooden fences are made of cedar, redwood or treated yellow pine. Merle Henkenius, Popular Mechanics, "How To Make Your Own Picket Fence," 23 Oct. 2020 Southern yellow pine, raised in Arkansas forests and cut by local mills, will be turned into laminated panels, beams and columns by Structurlam Mass Timber Corp., a Canadian manufacturer. Rex Nelson, Arkansas Online, "A state in a forest," 10 Oct. 2020 Southern yellow pine is another contender when pressure-treated. Sarah Baird, House Beautiful, "Outdoor Flooring," 14 Sep. 2020 State lockdowns in the spring caused sawmills across the nation to close, leaving California redwoods and Southern yellow pine uncut and reducing lumber on the market. Lance Lambert, Fortune, "‘Severe lumber shortage’ is adding $14,000 to the cost of a new home," 31 Aug. 2020 Wooden ladders from Michigan Ladder are constructed from renewable, U.S.-grown southern yellow pine and are made in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Jennifer Rude Klett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Your ladder matters, for your safety and the success of your project," 19 Mar. 2020 Break down the yellow pine board into three 12 ⅜-inch-long pieces using a miter saw. Popular Science, "Build the three-legged stool you didn’t know your home needed," 25 Jan. 2020 Support pilings for the southern yellow pine boardwalk now extend 9 to 11 feet underground to the bedrock, with the new All People’s Trail now expected to last at least another 50 years. Thomas Jewell, cleveland, "All People’s Trail reopens at Shaker Lakes Nature Center after $2.5 million rebuild," 10 Nov. 2019 How bad ax is this! Hurling Hatchets is a new entertainment venue in Pearland where participants toss a hatchet about 12 feet to stick into a target of yellow pine that is 4 feet high and 4 feet wide. Don Maines, Houston Chronicle, "Pearland hatchet-throwing venue aims to be on cutting edge of fun," 24 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of yellow pine

1709, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Yellow pine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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