Meaning of Fourdrinier machine in English:

Fourdrinier machine

Pronunciation /fʊəˈdrɪnɪə/ /-ɪeɪ/

noun

  • A machine for making paper as a continuous sheet by draining pulp on a wire mesh belt.

Origin

Mid 19th century named after Henry (died 1854) and Sealy (died 1847) Fourdrinier, British papermakers and patentees of such a machine.