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A construction and insulating sheet material made of compressed and baked granules of cork.


(Building) a thin slab made of granules of cork, used as a floor or wall finish and as an insulator


(ˈkɔrkˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd)

1. an insulating material made of compressed cork, used in building, for industrial purposes, etc.
2. a bulletin board made of this material.
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Noun1.corkboard - a heat-insulating building material consisting of cork granules that are made into sheets by compressing and baking
insulant, insulating material, insulation - a material that reduces or prevents the transmission of heat or sound or electricity
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According to the League's specifications, "the pill of the baseball shall consist of a compressed cork sphere surrounded by one layer of black rubber and one layer of red rubber.
His fire helmet then was compressed cork and he wore a rather cumbersome double-breasted Melton tunic.

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