Definitions for "Beech"
Keywords:  fagus, sylvatica, edible, bark, nuts
A tree of the genus Fagus.
smooth gray bark and small edible nuts
A very tough and elastic timber used for oars, blocks and pulleys, spokes of wheels and milk-pails. However, it is not very flexible and is difficult to work. Ash bark is used tanning and the ashes of ash is used for potash. See also: Timber. Search for timber books on
Keywords:  hardwood, bent, maple, veneer, chair
A hardwood. Light reddish-brown in colour.!-- google_ad_client = "pub-8039990704443990"; google_ad_width = 468; google_ad_height = 60; google_ad_format = "468x60_as"; google_ad_type = "text_image"; google_ad_channel ="6807473505"; google_color_border = "FFFFFF"; google_color_bg = "FFFFFF"; google_color_link = "0000FF"; google_color_text = "000000"; google_color_url = "FF3300";
A very hard wood almost unaffected when exposed to water. Therefore, it is used for keels of ships and flood gates. On account of its hardness it was used for wheels and railway sleepers.
wood of any of various beech trees; used for flooring and containers and plywood and tool handles
Keywords:  staggerwing, usaaf, biplanes, wwii, won
The Beech 17 Staggerwing is one of the most beautiful biplanes ever built. It won a number of air races before being used by the USAAF as a personnel and utility transport during WWII. If you would like to see more pictures our photographic library is available on cd.
Short for Beechcraft, an aircraft manufacturer. Usually used in reference to a Beech D-18, a.k.a. Twin Beech. At one time these were common skydiving planes, but they are becoming obsolete.