particle board

noun
any of various composition boards formed from small particles of wood, as flakes or shavings, tightly compressed and bonded together with a resin.

Origin:
1955–60

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particle board
 
n
another name for chipboard

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Example sentences
The floors are inexpensive particle board, stained dark espresso to suggest
  hardwood.
Particle board is relatively rigid, light-weight and cheap, but it is
  vulnerable to water damage.
The particle board shall be one piece on back and side walls.
For example, a wooden dresser has a particle board back.
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