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[kawrk-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈkɔrkˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
an insulating material made of compressed cork, used in building, for industrial purposes, etc.
a bulletin board made of this material.
Origin of corkboard
1890-95; cork + board Unabridged
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Examples from the web for corkboard
  • The corkboard behind her desk is covered with family photographs.
  • The room's walls and ceiling were lined with white corkboard for soundproofing.
  • The fish is placed on a corkboard on the stage of a dissecting microscope.
  • If you have a traditional corkboard above your chalkboard, begin with photos and images there.
  • It can be tacked to a corkboard, torn to shreds, or shown to friends.
  • Felt the bed shaking and corkboard on wall vibrating.
  • Resin-bonded corkboard, properly sized and shipped on pallets.
British Dictionary definitions for corkboard


a thin slab made of granules of cork, used as a floor or wall finish and as an insulator
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