bea·​ver·​board | \ ˈbē-vər-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce beaverboard (audio) \

Definition of beaverboard

: a fiberboard used for partitions and ceilings

Examples of beaverboard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Reichert and project architect Byron Folwell have removed drywall in the house and found old wallpaper as well as beaverboard, a once-popular building material made of compressed wood fibers and pulp. Anna Webb, idahostatesman, "Crews to break ground at the James Castle homesite next week," 9 June 2017

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First Known Use of beaverboard

1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for beaverboard

from Beaver Board, a trademark

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The first known use of beaverboard was in 1903

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“Beaverboard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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