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

  • n. A firm cardboard used for making boxes.

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  • n. Paperboard used for the manufacture of folding cartons and rigid boxes.


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box +‎ board


  • It's traced on to boxboard which is cut, bent and stapled to make the model.

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  • It's not napkin rings, but I can't stand when cereal box-tops don't easily open and the boxboard starts to separate and rip.


  • Another board named Duplex board (or boxboard) is similar but the inner layer is made from grey (ie unbleached) chemical pulp.

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  • Our manufacturers make and use more than two hundred and seventy-five different kinds of paper, including newsprint, boxboard, building papers, book papers and many kinds of specialty papers.

    The School Book of Forestry

  • The city wants to expand its recycling to include a broader range of plastics, boxboard, shrink wrap and junk mail, said city recycling supervisor Brady Brunsvold.

    Homepage | INFORUM | Fargo, ND

  • This increase is the first for bleached kraft boxboard grades by North American producers since October 2008.

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  • Recycled boxboard demand increased just 1% in 2003 following three years of declines in folding board demand.

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  • The company is one of the largest producers of folding cartons and holds a leading market position in coated-recycled boxboard and specialty bag packaging.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • CMPC is also amongst the largest producers of boxboard in Latin America and is the leading newsprint manufacturer in Chile.

    Fitch Affirms CMPC's IDR at 'BBB+' - Yahoo! Finance

  • Household metals will be collected with plastics and boxboard will be collected with mixed paper.

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