american white pine - definitions and synonyms

american white pine noun

  1. ( also written as American white pine )

    English Meaning: 

    : tall-growing pine of eastern North America; bark is brown with longitudinal fissures when mature; valued as a timber tree

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.