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A building material composed of wood chips or plant fibers bonded together and compressed into rigid sheets.
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(ˈfaɪ bərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd)

a building material made of plant fibers compressed and cemented into rigid sheets.
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Noun1.fiberboard - wallboard composed of wood chips or shavings bonded together with resin and compressed into rigid sheets
Masonite - a type of fiberboard
dry wall, drywall, wallboard - a wide flat board used to cover walls or partitions; made from plaster or wood pulp or other materials and used primarily to form the interior walls of houses
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