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par·ti·cle·board

or particle board  (pär′tĭ-kəl-bôrd′)
n.
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

or

particleboard

n
(Building) another name for chipboard

par′ticle board`


n.
any of various composition boards formed from small particles of wood, as flakes, bonded with a resin.
[1955–60]
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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