chipboard

[ chip-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈtʃɪpˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /

noun

a low grade of cardboard, used as a backing for pads of paper, a stiffener for photographs in mailing, etc.
a thin, stiff sheet material made from wastepaper.
a type of board made from compressed waste wood bound together with synthetic resin.

Nearby words

  1. chip pan,
  2. chip shot,
  3. chip syringe,
  4. chip wagon,
  5. chip-based,
  6. chipewyan,
  7. chipmaker,
  8. chipmunk,
  9. chipolata,
  10. chipotle

Origin of chipboard

First recorded in 1915–20; chip1 + board

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British Dictionary definitions for chipboard

chipboard

/ (ˈtʃɪpˌbɔːd) /

noun

a thin rigid sheet made of compressed wood chips bound with a synthetic resin
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