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chipboard

[chip-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈtʃɪpˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
noun
1.
a low grade of cardboard, used as a backing for pads of paper, a stiffener for photographs in mailing, etc.
2.
a thin, stiff sheet material made from wastepaper.
3.
a type of board made from compressed waste wood bound together with synthetic resin.
Origin of chipboard
1915-1920
1915-20; chip1 + board
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Examples from the web for chipboard
  • When chipboard coffins are cremated, they can release toxic gases.
  • No divider in the shipping case is required for flakes packed in chipboard carton containers.
  • Surfaces such as wallboard, sheetrock, chipboard and particle board should be discarded.
  • Waxed cardboard, chipboard and foreign corrugated may be contaminants.
  • chipboard or paperboard with a grayish or brownish color on the inside may be recycled.
  • You'll also need a cutting surface such as a linoleum pad, or thick chipboard, when using the art knife.
British Dictionary definitions for chipboard

chipboard

/ˈtʃɪpˌbɔːd/
noun
1.
a thin rigid sheet made of compressed wood chips bound with a synthetic resin
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