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paperboard

[pey-per-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈpeɪ pərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
noun
1.
a thick, stiff cardboard composed of layers of paper or paper pulp compressed together; pasteboard.
adjective
2.
of, pertaining to, or made of paperboard.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; paper + board
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Examples from the web for paperboard
  • Magazines usually get a second life as newspapers or paperboard packaging.
  • Magazines are recycled into tissue, copy paper, paperboard and other new materials.
  • paperboard container manufacturing uses corrugating, cutting, and shaping machinery to form paperboard into containers.
  • paperboard for the file folder shall be made from new cotton or linen pulp, fully bleached chemical wood pulp, or a mixture.
  • Each consists of a number of items put up together for sale in a paperboard retail display box.
British Dictionary definitions for paperboard

paperboard

/ˈpeɪpəˌbɔːd/
noun
1.
  1. a thick cardboard made of compressed layers of paper pulp; pasteboard
  2. (as modifier): a paperboard box
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