Dictionary.com

chipboard

[ chip-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈtʃɪpˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /
Save This Word!

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.
QUIZ
SPRINT TO THE FINISH WITH THIS OLYMPICS QUIZ!
Compete in our Olympics quiz to see if you can take home the gold medal in Olympics knowledge.
Question 1 of 10
Where was the Olympics first held?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of chipboard

First recorded in 1915–20; chip1 + board
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

British Dictionary definitions for chipboard

chipboard
/ (ˈtʃɪpˌbɔːd) /

noun
a thin rigid sheet made of compressed wood chips bound with a synthetic resin
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK