hardboard

[ hahrd-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈhɑrdˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /

noun

a material made from wood fibers compressed into sheets, having many household and industrial uses.

Nearby words

  1. hard-working,
  2. hardanger,
  3. hardback,
  4. hardbake,
  5. hardball,
  6. hardbody,
  7. hardboot,
  8. hardbound,
  9. hardcore,
  10. hardcover

Origin of hardboard

First recorded in 1925–30; hard + board

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British Dictionary definitions for hardboard

hardboard

/ (ˈhɑːdˌbɔːd) /

noun

a thin stiff sheet made of compressed sawdust and wood pulp bound together with plastic adhesive or resin under heat and pressure
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