- n. UK, Canada A material made from wood chips or shavings, which are compressed and bonded with resin and formed into stiff sheets, often laminated with melamine, and used in building or making furniture.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. mostly British usage Same as fiberboard.
- n. wallboard composed of wood chips or shavings bonded together with resin and compressed into rigid sheets
“In a cattle shed somewhere in West Yorkshire stands a large fibreboard panel, carefully wrapped up.”
“I obsessively hummed the tetris theme song, and a fibreboard table was flung.”
“While some of the “digester solids” are used for animal bedding and potting soil, some labs are testing out a fibreboard product that seems to hold up as well, or even better, than its counterpart made from sawdust.”
“Additionally, there is widespread growing of linseed, with the oil used for paint products and a co-adhesive in popular fibreboard.”
“Barney has been constructed from medium-density fibreboard, fibreglass and aluminium.”
“I once flooded a newer cupboard with shelves made of fibreboard and that means disaster, since fibreboard turns to papier mache when wet.”
“Pity my toolbox only contains a hammer, screws, and the little keys that IKEA gives you with every piece of fibreboard.”
“Thepod is a temporary geodesic housing structure made out of folded and stiffened fibreboard.”
“Following treatment with 5 and 10 ppm of fenoxycarb, or 14 ppm of malathion, the rice lots were placed in fibreboard bins in a metal store.”
“Papers and fibreboard are very susceptible to changes in the humidity of storage.”
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All these terms have a (different) American English equivalent. Wonder if you can identify them?
includes words of the "Prodcom list"
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