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maple


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Maple  \Ma"ple\,  n.  [AS.  mapolder  mapulder  mapol;  akin  to  Icel. 
  m["o]purr;  cf  OHG.  mazzaltra  mazzoltra  G.  massholder.] 
  (Bot.) 
  A  tree  of  the  genus  {Acer},  including  about  fifty  species. 
  {A.  saccharinum}  is  the  rock  maple,  or  sugar  maple,  from  the 
  sap  of  which  sugar  is  made  in  the  United  States,  in  great 
  quantities,  by  evaporation;  the  red  or  swamp  maple  is  {A. 
  rubrum};  the  silver  maple,  {A.  dasycarpum},  having  fruit 
  wooly  when  young;  the  striped  maple,  {A.  Pennsylvanium}, 
  called  also  {moosewood}.  The  common  maple  of  Europe  is  {A. 
  campestre},  the  sycamore  maple  is  {A.  Pseudo-platanus},  and 
  the  Norway  maple  is  {A.  platanoides}. 
 
  Note:  Maple  is  much  used  adjectively,  or  as  the  first  part  of 
  a  compound;  as  maple  tree,  maple  leaf,  etc 
 
  {Bird's-eye  maple},  {Curled  maple},  varieties  of  the  wood  of 
  the  rock  maple,  in  which  a  beautiful  lustrous  grain  is 
  produced  by  the  sinuous  course  of  the  fibers. 
 
  {Maple  honey},  {Maple  molasses},  or  {Maple  sirup},  maple  sap 
  boiled  to  the  consistency  of  molasses. 
 
  {Maple  sugar},  sugar  obtained  from  the  sap  of  the  sugar  maple 
  by  evaporation. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  maple 
  n  1:  wood  of  any  of  various  maple  trees;  especially  the  hard 
  close-grained  wood  of  the  sugar  maple;  used  esp  for 
  furniture  and  flooring 
  2:  any  of  numerous  trees  or  shrubs  of  the  genus  Acer  bearing 
  winged  seeds  in  pairs;  north  temperate  zone 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Maple,  NC 
  Zip  code(s):  27956 
  Maple,  TX 
  Zip  code(s):  79344 
  Maple,  WI 
  Zip  code(s):  54854 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Maple 
 
  A  {symbolic  mathematics}  package  by  B.  Char,  K.  Geddes, 
  G.  Gonnet,  M.  Monagan  and  S.  Watt  of  the  {University  of 
  Waterloo},  Canada  and  {ETH}  Zurich,  Switzerland  in  1980. 
  Version:  Maple  V. 
 
  E-mail:  .  Mailing  list: 
  glabahn@daisy.waterloo.edu. 
 
  (1994-10-21) 
 
 




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