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plywood

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noun ply·wood \ˈplī-ˌwu̇d\

Simple Definition of plywood

  • : a strong board that is made by gluing together thin sheets of wood

Full Definition of plywood

  1. :  a structural material consisting of sheets of wood glued or cemented together with the grains of adjacent layers arranged at right angles or at a wide angle


PLYWOOD Defined for Kids

plywood

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noun ply·wood \ˈplī-ˌwu̇d\

Definition of plywood

  1. :  a strong board made by gluing together thin sheets of wood under heat and pressure





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