Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A pasteboard made from discarded paper.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A building material made from wood chips compressed and bound with synthetic resin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a cheap hard material made from wood chips that are pressed together and bound with synthetic resin.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a cheap hard material made from wood chips that are pressed together and bound with synthetic resin

Etymologies

chip +‎ board (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • · Particle board (also called chipboard), principally made of wood chips (but also from other fibrous or small-sized ligno-cellulose materials), which are dried, blended with a synthetic resin and hot-pressed (requiring about 8 % binder) or extrusion-pressed (requiring only 5 % binder) to almost any desirable shape.

    Chapter 4

  • The "chipboard" is actually Packing cardboard from a Simply Scrappin' Kit That I covered with that paper I love so much!

    More from the Blogger's Swap!

  • Green funerals see people buried in coffins made from bio-degradable material such as chipboard and wicker work.

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  • I love the idea of these large 6 "create your own word chipboard letters.

    ScrapScene

  • The German artist uses paper, glue, a hand glue spreader, chipboard castor wheels, wire, screw clamps and carpet tubes to create a fantastic landscape in which he bends, curls and rolls paper into modules that became spaces inviting exploration and meditation.

    Novel Approaches to Sculpture

  • My new office has four high-and-wide bookcases, which is to say that these chipboard extravaganzas take up half my available wall space.

    Seth Shostak: Burn the Bookcases!

  • Clapboard, chipboard, plywood, drywall — every third-line material you could use for building a home (as opposed to their intended use of merely finishing a solid home's interior) was found more than wanting in the wake of the earth's vigorously shaking its head “No ... this will not stand.”

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • He laughs at my chipboard palace on the mainland, where my wife Leslie and I moved after Phil was diagnosed, and at my job in the Valhalla casino, watching sad sacks gamble away rent and their kids' milk money.

    Legend

  • Collage of pencil, marker, ink, acrylic and oil paint, printed matter and scraps on chipboard mounted on plywood, 50 3/4 x 45 5/8 x 1 5/8 in.

    Marina Cashdan: Exhibition Spotlight: Dieter Roth, Björn Roth, Work Tables & Tischmatten

  • Pencil, acrylic paint, oil paint, ink, marker, glue, varnish and collage (Polaroid photograph, adhesive plastic tape, paper) on chipboard and painted plywood, 29 1/4 x 41 in.

    Marina Cashdan: Exhibition Spotlight: Dieter Roth, Björn Roth, Work Tables & Tischmatten

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