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Synonyms for blue gum

tall fast-growing timber tree with leaves containing a medicinal oil

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ABC said Australian Bluegum Plantations and South West Fibre, a log processing and woodchip exporting joint venture in Victoria that is partly owned by a subsidiary of Japan's Mitsui & Co., plan to export some 1.2 million tons of blue gum logs and woodchips a year to Japan and China.
This is the tree that, since 2004, remains un for given for the true crime of placing Clint Eastwood's former champion in the line of tire and picking it off as easily as a hunter picks off a bird on a tightrope, leaving this bluegum eucalyptus, as the Romans would say, invictus.
The activated biochar was prepared at 550[degrees]C from Sydney bluegum (Eucalyptus saligna) wood.
Sydney, Australia, July 14, 2010 - (ABN Newswire) - Agribusiness Elders Limited (ASX:ELD) said negotiations for the calendar year 2010 benchmark price for Australian plantation grown Tasmanian bluegum woodchip for export to Japan have concluded with agreement that existing prices be maintained.
Other Victorian stallions to shoot past the 200 mark were Dash For Cash (221), standing at Swettenham Stud for a fee of AEUR14,850 (pounds 6,694/EUR8,966), and Bluegum Farm's Elvstroem (220), who commanded a fee of AEUR35,000 (pounds 15,782/ EUR21,129).
As 'Trooper Bluegum', a Light Horse poet, wrote: No I think I'd better shoot him and tell a little lie; 'He foundered in a wombat hole and then lay down to die.' Maybe I'll get court martialled; but I'm damned if I'm inclined To go back to Australia and leave my horse behind.
Meanwhile, there is another new version, this time with a new title -The Merry Widow from Bluegum Creek, by Australia's Frank Hatherley and Stephen Gray, which sets the action in the Australian Embassy in Paris.
Prime Minister Joseph Lyons launches the Australian Broadcasting Commission's radio service, comprising 12 stations around Australia.,First-day programs include a children's session featuring Bobby Bluegum; horse-racing from Randwick; British Wireless News, cabled from London; and women's issues like "common-sense housekeeping."
The frames are naturally bent Bluegum from near Hardy's winery in McLaren Vale - in between are West Australian Kauri ribs, and there's a fair bit of Jarrah above and below deck.
water murmurs in the roadside furrows, doves coo in the bluegum trees; now and then there is an eddy of warm air to warn of the wind that will blow later in the day, chasing gusts of fine red clay dust before it."
The series is an addition to the `Young Bluegum' range which has many titles suitable for developing and reluctant readers.
"No, I think I'll just go as far as that bluegum for starters," I shouted back.
It is set during the period 1950-54 in a new Johannesburg suburb, an "estate" called Badminton, where streets are named for English kings and guard dogs--protection against the African burglars who are assumed to be lurking in the nearby bluegum grove--for the tyrants of history: Tamburlaine, Genghis, Adolf, et cetera.
Focusing on Benjy, for instance, he builds an elaborate scenario around the novel's use of the folk term "bluegum," around which American blacks have built a gothic mythos, a story of vampirism in which not only the bite, but even the look of the bluegum impregnates.