corkboard

[ kawrk-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈkɔrkˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /
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noun

an insulating material made of compressed cork, used in building, for industrial purposes, etc.
a bulletin board made of this material.

Nearby words

  1. cork cambium,
  2. cork oak,
  3. cork tree,
  4. cork-tipped,
  5. corkage,
  6. corked,
  7. corker,
  8. corking,
  9. corkonian,
  10. corkscrew

Origin of corkboard

First recorded in 1890–95; cork + board

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British Dictionary definitions for corkboard

corkboard

/ (ˈkɔːkˌbɔːd) /

noun

a thin slab made of granules of cork, used as a floor or wall finish and as an insulator
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