[ skeyl-bawrd, -bohrd, skab-erd ]
/ ˈskeɪlˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd, ˈskæb ərd /
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a very thin board, as for the back of a picture.
Printing. a thin strip of wood used in justifying.
a thin sheet of wood used as veneer.
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British Dictionary definitions for scaleboard
/ (ˈskeɪlˌbɔːd, ˈskæbəd) /
a very thin piece of board, used for backing a picture, as a veneer, etc
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