plywood

[plahy-wood]
noun
a material used for various building purposes, consisting usually of an odd number of veneers glued over each other, usually at right angles.

Origin:
1905–10; ply2 + wood1

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plywood (ˈplaɪˌwʊd)
 
n
a structural board consisting of an odd number of thin layers of wood glued together under pressure, with the grain of one layer at right angles to the grain of the adjoining layer

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Example sentences
White-hulled, blue-decked, as sleek as a torpedo the nineteen-foot vessel is
  strapped to a plywood rickshaw.
Housing is usually in shacks made of wood, plywood and cardboard, or in
  trailers.
Ginny is at the other window, and she peers through a knothole in the plywood.
Formaldehyde is toxic, but still widely used to make glues-particularly for the
  adhesives that hold together plywood.
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