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

  • A trademark used for a type of fiberboard employed for insulation, paneling, or partitions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A type of fiberboard.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In mineralogy, a variety of chloritoid from Natick, Rhode Island.

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

  • n. a type of fiberboard


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  • Masonite, which is majority owned by U.S. leveraged-buyout firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, is seeking support for the plan from its broader lender and bondholder constituencies.

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  • The term "pressed wood" is a description or term than can be applied to any engineered wood product that is made from wood fibers (such as Masonite is), wood veneers, chips, or even sawdust particles, which are then heated and bonded together, under pressure, with some type of glue or synthetic adhesive product.

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  • In 2003, a California jury awarded $475 million to Howrey clients International Paper and Masonite.

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  • • Frederick Arnold , who has served as Capmark's finance chief and an executive vice president of finance at Masonite International Inc.

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  • If that helps but doesn't quite do it, try cutting some shims from Masonite hardboard and slip them inside the slip-on before slipping it on.

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  • The painting (on a sheet of Masonite) sits in my basement awaiting repairs and a new home.

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  • For $18.95, the purchaser received a kit containing pieces of Masonite pegboard, flashlight bulbs, nuts and bolts.

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  • Mr. Henes, an attorney with Kirkland & Ellis LLP in New York, met Mr. Lynch, CEO of door maker Masonite International Inc., in 2009 as Mr. Henes was serving as part of the bankruptcy counsel for Masonite.

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  • Scrap plywood and Masonite become shrines for Hindu homes.

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  • When I'm sketching I usually use either that or Masonite.

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