Definitions

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  • n. A strong, lightweight material consisting of an inner layer of polystyrene clad with outer facing of either white claycoated paper or brown kraft paper.

Etymologies

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foam +‎ board

Examples

  • Wal-Mart enlists local politicians whenever they have a foamboard check and a press conference.

    Al Norman: Summertime and the Givin' Is Sleazy

  • In December, as she was slicing foamboard for an architectural model, she dropped her X-acto knife, and cut a large gash in her thigh.

    SUPERBUG

  • Created for the 2008 San Diego Comic Con International, the costume is made out of “foamboard, hobby foam, vinyl signage applique, and is held together with tons of hot glue and some duct tape here and there.”

    Cool Stuff: Fan Made Bumblebee Costume | /Film

  • Winston was carrying a poster for The Most Dangerous Man in America mounted on foamboard.

    Jonathan Kim: ReThink Interview with Daniel Ellsberg: The Most Dangerous Man in America Speaks (Part One)

  • The construction is "UltraCal (construction plaster) + foamboard," and comprises some 50 buildings.

    Boing Boing

  • Her friends were all on their knees on the floor, with jars of paint and big markers, creating on posterboard and foamboard.

    GINNY BATES: BACK TO HOW IT ALL BEGAN

  • Theprintspace also offer an in-house mounting service, to exhibition standard on a choice of foamboard, MDF, Dibond, aluminium or even the current fine-art ‘vogue’ method: perspex reverse mounting.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • From original paintings, fine art Giclée prints, posters, art prints and limited editions, to lightbox, aluminium and foamboard art, the selection here is truly immense, with a mission of bringing art to the masses.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • This is taken from a US game where the players have to contort their body to fit the hole in the foamboard.

    You want me to do WHAT?

  • Target had some of those long frames on sale, so I painstakingly mounted the three pictures in the frames with some white foamboard and a matte knife.

    pleasure twice, butt once

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