Definitions

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

  • n. A structural material made of wood fragments, such as chips or shavings, that are mechanically pressed into sheet form and bonded together with resin.

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  • n. chipboard

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Examples

  • The odor from the particleboard is affecting my allergies.

    Do it yourself

  • The best bet, short of removing the particleboard, is to apply a finish to the bare surfaces.

    Do it yourself

  • The facility is "strategically located to serve large customer plants in the region that use UF resin in the production of engineered wood panels such as particleboard, interior-grade plywood and medium-density fiberboard," according to the company.

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  • The plant is strategically located to serve large customer plants in the region that use UF resin in the production of engineered wood panels such as particleboard, interior-grade plywood and medium density fiberboard.

    D Mag - News

  • It is often used in the manufacturing process for building materials such as particleboard, fiberboard, plywood and urea-formaldehyde foam insulation (UFFI).

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  • Using everyday materials such as particleboard, polystyrene, cotton fabric and cardboard, Lyall's work has consistently challenged ideas about sculpture, its space and the formal workings of the culture industry at large.

    Canadian Art - Online

  • With the Camouflage armchair and the Flex coffee table Godoy is questioning why so many designers choose to cover relatively cheap materials such as particleboard, OSB and plywood, which are commonly used for tabletops, back panels and other furniture components, with wood veneer, plastic laminates or paint.

    TreeHugger

  • The wood chips that go into its particleboard alone could require tracking back and reporting on more than 100 different tree species.

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  • Specifically, pressed wood furniture, which includes particleboard hello, Ikea!

    Jennifer Grayson: Eco Etiquette: Should I Freak Out About Formaldehyde In Baby Furniture?

  • More photos and interactive graphics The closet in Colin Strause 's master bedroom used to consist of a small space with white particleboard shelves.

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