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[chip-bawrd, -bohrd]
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  1. a low grade of cardboard, used as a backing for pads of paper, a stiffener for photographs in mailing, etc.
  2. a thin, stiff sheet material made from wastepaper.
  3. a type of board made from compressed waste wood bound together with synthetic resin.
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Origin of chipboard

First recorded in 1915–20; chip1 + board
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British Dictionary definitions for chipboard


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