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ply·wood

 (plī′wo͝od′)
n.
A structural material made of layers of wood glued together, usually with the grains of adjoining layers at right angles to each other.

[ply + wood.]

plywood

(ˈplaɪˌwʊd)
n
(Building) a structural board consisting of an odd number of thin layers of wood glued together under pressure, with the grain of one layer at right angles to the grain of the adjoining layer

ply•wood

(ˈplaɪˌwʊd)

n.
a building material consisting usu. of an odd number of wood veneers glued over each other, usu. at right angles.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plywood - a laminate made of thin layers of woodplywood - a laminate made of thin layers of wood
laminate - a sheet of material made by bonding two or more sheets or layers
Translations
خَشَبُ أَبْلَكَاشخَشَب مُكَوَّن من طَبَقات
překližka
krydsfinerkrydsfiner-
vaneri
šperploča
furnérlemez
krossviîur
ベニヤ板
합판
preglejka
plywood
ไม้อัด
kontrplakkontrplâk
gỗ dán

plywood

[ˈplaɪwʊd] Nmadera f contrachapada

plywood

[ˈplaɪwʊd] ncontreplaqué m

plywood

nSperrholz nt

plywood

[ˈplaɪˌwʊd] n(legno) compensato

ply2

(plai) noun
a thickness, layer or strand, as in three-ply / two-ply wool.
ˈplywood noun, adjective
(of) a material made up of thin layers of wood glued together. a plywood box.

plywood

خَشَبُ أَبْلَكَاش překližka krydsfiner Sperrholz κοντραπλακέ contrachapado, madera laminada vaneri contreplaqué šperploča compensato ベニヤ板 합판 triplex kryssfinér sklejka contraplacado, madeira compensada фанера plywood ไม้อัด kontrplak gỗ dán 胶合板
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Under such condition, the plies in plywoods separate.
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Marine plywood is thicker, harder and sturdier than ordinary plywood.
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The pressure impregnation method requires energy to run the equipment, skilled manpower, and sophisticated instruments; a large amount of damage takes place to the plywood during the process.
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Five-ply MPB and Douglasfir plywoods were manufactured using the three medium E grades: El, E2, and E3.
4-cm) computer controlled press was used for manufacturing 5-ply 33- by 24-inch single species and mixed MPB/Douglas-fir plywoods.
In this study, the suitability of using veneer made from a mountain pine beetle (MPB)-attacked log supply in the manufacture of specialty plywood was investigated in comparison to veneer made from interior Douglas-fir.
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