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ply·wood

 (plī′wo͝od′)
n.
A structural material made of layers of wood glued together, usually with the grains of adjoining layers at right angles to each other.

[ply + wood.]

plywood

(ˈplaɪˌwʊd)
n
(Building) 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

ply•wood

(ˈplaɪˌwʊd)

n.
a building material consisting usu. of an odd number of wood veneers glued over each other, usu. at right angles.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plywood - a laminate made of thin layers of woodplywood - a laminate made of thin layers of wood
laminate - a sheet of material made by bonding two or more sheets or layers
Translations
خَشَبُ أَبْلَكَاشخَشَب مُكَوَّن من طَبَقات
překližka
krydsfinerkrydsfiner-
vaneri
šperploča
furnérlemez
krossviîur
ベニヤ板
합판
preglejka
plywood
ไม้อัด
kontrplakkontrplâk
gỗ dán

plywood

[ˈplaɪwʊd] Nmadera f contrachapada

plywood

[ˈplaɪwʊd] ncontreplaqué m

plywood

nSperrholz nt

plywood

[ˈplaɪˌwʊd] n(legno) compensato

ply2

(plai) noun
a thickness, layer or strand, as in three-ply / two-ply wool.
ˈplywood noun, adjective
(of) a material made up of thin layers of wood glued together. a plywood box.

plywood

خَشَبُ أَبْلَكَاش překližka krydsfiner Sperrholz κοντραπλακέ contrachapado, madera laminada vaneri contreplaqué šperploča compensato ベニヤ板 합판 triplex kryssfinér sklejka contraplacado, madeira compensada фанера plywood ไม้อัด kontrplak gỗ dán 胶合板
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Durable and often less expensive than its solid wood counterparts, marine plywood was the secret of several houses and home furniture that amazingly survived unscathed after Tropical Storm 'Ondoy' in 2009 submerged several areas of Luzon, including Metro Manila, in floods at record-breaking levels.
The only drawback--a rural house fire takes all--the "cellar savers" can't save a plywood basement.
The acquisition includes Chester, South Carolina-based softwood plywood panels and veneer producer Chester Wood Products LLC and Moncure, North Carolina-based hardwood and softwood plywood panels maker Moncure Plywood LLC.
The ITC was scheduled to finalize countervailing duties on imported Chinese plywood this month.
Department of Commerce (DOC) will now continue its probe of Chinese hardwood plywood imports and is expected to provide preliminary countervailing duty determination on or about Dec.