Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A light, semirigid building material of compressed wood pulp, used for walls and partitions.

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  • noun A particular material made of wood pulp.

Etymologies

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

[Originally a trademark.]

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beaver +‎ board

Examples

  • Various dingy display items were tacked up on the beaverboard walls—plastic windshield scrapers, keychains with tiny flashlights on them, and green felt pine trees to make your car smell better.

    DO NOT PASS GO

  • Various dingy display items were tacked up on the beaverboard walls—plastic windshield scrapers, keychains with tiny flashlights on them, and green felt pine trees to make your car smell better.

    DO NOT PASS GO

  • The blocks had been shabbily constructed by Russian slave laborers; heavy rains overwhelmed their thin beaverboard roofing, turning some rooms into “miniature lakes.”

    Masters of the Air

  • The blocks had been shabbily constructed by Russian slave laborers; heavy rains overwhelmed their thin beaverboard roofing, turning some rooms into “miniature lakes.”

    Masters of the Air

  • I told Dinky-Dunk I wanted two new window-frames, beaverboard for inside lining, and two gallons of paint.

    The Prairie Mother

  • Few are more iconic, though, than Grant Wood's application of oil on beaverboard, the 75 year history of which professor Steven Biel has captured in his just-published.

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  • Few are more iconic, though, than Grant Wood's application of oil on beaverboard, the 75 year history of which professor Steven Biel has captured in his just-published.

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  • Few are more iconic, though, than Grant Wood's application of oil on beaverboard, the 75 year history of which professor Steven Biel has captured in his just-published.

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  • A type of thin board made of wood pulp, similar to plywood. Seems to be obsolete.

    June 7, 2007

  • Oh. But we could bring it back :->

    October 31, 2008

  • Used for painting. Grant Wood's American Gothic is on beaverboard.

    October 31, 2008

  • How many beaverboards could a bored beaver board, if a ...

    October 31, 2008

  • name of the school newspaper at the high school I attended.

    July 31, 2011