Definitions

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

  • noun A structural material made of layers of wood glued together, usually with the grains of adjoining layers at right angles to each other.

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  • noun uncountable Construction material supplied in sheets, and made of three or more layers of wood veneer glued together, laid up with alternating layers having their grain perpendicular to each other.
  • noun countable A specific grade or type of this construction material.

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  • noun a laminate made of thin layers of wood

Etymologies

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

[ply + wood.]

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ply ("sheet") + wood

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