Meaning of Fourdrinier machine in English:

Fourdrinier machine

noun

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

Pronunciation

Fourdrinier machine

/fʊəˈdrɪnɪə/ /-ɪeɪ/

Origin

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