Definitions for "Fourdrinier"
A machine used in making paper; -- so named from an early inventor of improvements in this class of machinery.
Name given to the wet-end (or forming table) of the type of paper machine invented by Nicholas-Louis Robert, financed by Messrs. Henry & Seamy Fourdrinier. It is usually applied to an entire modern paper machine, including the dryer end, which however, was not part of the first paper machines.
name applied to the papermachine after the Fourdrinier brothers who financed its early development. It produces a continuous web of paper and was developed by Bryan Donkin from the original invention of Nicholas-Louis Robert.