boxboard

noun
box·​board | \ ˈbäks-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce boxboard (audio) \

Definition of boxboard

: cardboard used for making boxes and cartons

Examples of boxboard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The facility’s design includes state of the art equipment to target paper, cardboard, boxboard, glass, and five types of plastic, the company said. Jesse Leavenworth, courant.com, 1 Apr. 2022 Lil' Tyke play sets); household recyclables: plastics, glass, cardboard, boxboard, newspapers, paper and metal containers; and mercury thermostats. Courant Community, 17 Apr. 2018 Lil' Tyke play sets); household recyclables: plastics, glass, cardboard, boxboard, newspapers, paper and metal containers; and mercury thermostats. Courant Community, 17 Apr. 2018 Lil' Tyke play sets); household recyclables: plastics, glass, cardboard, boxboard, newspapers, paper and metal containers; and mercury thermostats. Courant Community, 17 Apr. 2018 Lil' Tyke play sets); household recyclables: plastics, glass, cardboard, boxboard, newspapers, paper and metal containers; and mercury thermostats. Courant Community, 17 Apr. 2018 Lil' Tyke play sets); household recyclables: plastics, glass, cardboard, boxboard, newspapers, paper and metal containers; and mercury thermostats. Courant Community, 17 Apr. 2018 Lil' Tyke play sets); household recyclables: plastics, glass, cardboard, boxboard, newspapers, paper and metal containers; and mercury thermostats. Courant Community, 17 Apr. 2018 Lil' Tyke play sets); household recyclables: plastics, glass, cardboard, boxboard, newspapers, paper and metal containers; and mercury thermostats. Courant Community, 17 Apr. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of boxboard

1793, in the meaning defined above

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“Boxboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boxboard. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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