any of various composition boards formed from small particles of wood, as flakes or shavings, tightly compressed and bonded together with a resin.
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- particle accelerator,
- particle beam,
- particle beam weapon,
- particle physics,
- particle separation,
- particle velocity,
- particles, elementary,
Origin of particle board
First recorded in 1955–60
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