american white birch - definitions and synonyms

american white birch noun

  1. ( also written as American white birch )

    English Meaning: 

    : small American birch with peeling white bark often worked into e.g. baskets or toy canoes

Usage Examples:

  • It is a lustrous, hard, grayish-white metalloid in the carbon group, chemically similar to its group neighbors tin and silicon.
  • A brittle, mildly toxic, rare, silver-white metalloid which looks similar to tin, tellurium is chemically related to selenium and sulfur.