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straw·board

 (strô′bôrd′)
n.
A coarse yellow cardboard made of straw pulp.
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strawboard

(ˈstrɔːˌbɔːd)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a board made of compressed straw and adhesive, used esp in book covers
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Noun1.strawboard - a coarse yellow cardboard made of straw pulp
cardboard, composition board - a stiff moderately thick paper
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"Este mercado de strawboard (tableros hechos con rastrojos agricolas) es presentado en terminos internacionales con beneficios ambientales enormes, senalando que esos subproductos agricolas son generados en cantidades casi ilimitadas y la mayoria son simplemente desperdiciados" (Garay et al., 2008).
Thermal transfer properties of low density wheat strawboard. J.
The timber frames of the house (office block, school or even a hospital if the method takes off) are filled with compacted bales of straw and are then covered with strawboard instead of plasterboard to give the home that extra layer of insulation.
The hall, on Fabian Road, is made of brick, concrete and steel, with a flat strawboard bitumen felted roof.
Staff at the shop told the ECHO that the burglar must have used cutters, saws, a sledge hammer and possible a screw gun to cut his way through the metal roof and subsequent layers of felt, asphalt and strawboard.
The store also is equipped with strawboard custom cabinets, worktops manufactured from recycled paper, and Energy Star-rated appliances.
The Ordinance has stipulated "gun" as: 'Any barreled weapon of any description from which any shot, pellet or other missile can be discharged with sufficient force to penetrate not less than eight strawboards, each of three sixty fourth of an inch thickness placed one half of an inch apart, the first such strawboard being at a distance of fifty feet from the muzzle of the weapon'.
"Fraud in Making a Trust," New York Times, 23 January 1900, p.10; "Strawboard Suits End: Samuel Untermyer and Other Bonus Stockholders Settle," New York Tribune, 29 June 1905, p.9; "Stock Deals Denied By Mr.
Seiberling then started the Akron Strawboard Co., which was successful.
The problem regarding core products like particleboard and MDF, etc., is not nearly as difficult because there is strawboard and other agricultural types of panel products, which are green and fill that criteria.
A sampling of the palette of "green" materials specified for Rodale include: carpet tile manufactured by Shaw Industries with recycled content in both the backing and face yarns; bamboo wood flooring and millwork with water based finishes (bamboo is a rapidly renewable material); Benjamin Moore paints with low/no VOC's (volatile organic compounds); systems furniture panel fabrics by Knoll which contain recycled yarns; Ecoveil window shades manufactured by MechoShade Systems, millwork with strawboard as the substrate (another rapidly renewable material); and all task seating throughout is the Knoll Life Chair which is primarily composed of recycled content and low VOC paint finishes.