particle board


noun

any of various composition boards formed from small particles of wood, as flakes or shavings, tightly compressed and bonded together with a resin.

Nearby words

  1. participle,
  2. particle,
  3. particle accelerator,
  4. particle beam,
  5. particle beam weapon,
  6. particle physics,
  7. particle separation,
  8. particle velocity,
  9. particles, elementary,
  10. particular

Origin of particle board

First recorded in 1955–60

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British Dictionary definitions for particle board

particle board

noun

another name for chipboard
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