Definitions

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  • n. A kind of strawboard or cardboard in which ground cork is mixed with the paper-pulp.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of strawboard or cardboard in which ground cork is mixed with the paper-pulp. It is light, elastic, and a non-conductor of heat and sound.
  • n. In currying, a board, with a cork surface, used by a workman to board or grain a skin or hide.

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Examples

  • I chose the size and location of the white-board and cork-board, though my predecessor/successor chose the wall and furniture colours.

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  • When she tacked up the poster on the cork-board and explained the details, I noticed Paul perk up in his seat.

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  • Plus they forgot to take their cork-board, so I can deliver it for them.

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  • My inspiration board is a cork-board that hangs on the wall in my craft room.

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  • Snapshots of staff members and their families were pinned to a cork-board above a round table.

    Winter Soldier

  • It was a fairly large conference room typical of the kind in many an ad agency: a portable blackboard up front; a good many enlarged photographs and sketches pinned to the cork-board walls, most of them of settings or the plans for settings down on the Big Floor; a long conference table surrounded by men in shirt-sleeves, sweaters, or suit coats.

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  • BACK FOR GRUB 'was still pinned to the cork-board.

    Longshot

  • 'Because of your message,' Mackie said, 'on the cork-board.'

    Longshot

  • 'We telephoned the police and the hospitals and they had no news of a car crash or anything, so then we came out here' Because of your message, 'Mackie said,' on the cork-board. '

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  • The new theme enables users to arrange presentations by placing pictures and notes on a cork-board layout.

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