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A building material composed of wood chips or plant fibers bonded together and compressed into rigid sheets.


(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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Additionally, users can now load and print on various forms of challenging media, such as highly porous corrugated fiberboard and warped plywood, without taping or mechanically constraining it in.
Sound-deadening board is a cellulose fiberboard used in building trades as insulation and to create a sound barrier between adjacent rooms or floors in a building.
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and a medium density fiberboard plant in Medford, to close by the end of March.
are put in corrugated fiberboard boxes inside steel drums with fiberboard pads and absorbent sheets.
As part of the transaction, International Paper will sell 16 production facilities, including five solid wood mills, four particleboard plants, two medium-density fiberboard plants and one fiberboard factory along with four gypsum wallboard facilities.
The results indicate that when fiberboards are of the same average density, the bending performance of BS-fiberboard is at least 40 percent stronger than uniform fiberboard.
Department of Agriculture are working on a process to turn sterilized cow manure into fiberboard for use in furniture, shelving, flooring and more.
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These low-odor resins are said to bond oriented PP, PET, and nylons, as well as PE, metallized and printed plastics, cellophane, aluminum foils, paper, and fiberboard.
medium-density fiberboard (MDF; $8 at a home center) will make a lot of medium and fine sanding blocks.