particle board

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or particle board  (pär′tĭ-kəl-bôrd′)
A structural material made of wood fragments, such as chips or shavings, that are mechanically pressed into sheet form and bonded together with resin.

particle board



(Building) another name for chipboard

par′ticle board`

any of various composition boards formed from small particles of wood, as flakes, bonded with a resin.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.particle board - 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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