chip·​board | \ ˈchip-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce chipboard (audio) \

Definition of chipboard

: a cardboard usually made entirely from wastepaper

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Up to a point, that describes the foundation, with its fetishized lowdown materials like chipboard and orange construction fencing and slightly out-of-the-way location, south of the city’s center. Michael Kimmelman, New York Times, "Shape-Shifting Art Tower Completes Prada’s City Within a City," 15 June 2018 Other multipart paintings had been executed with crude oil, specially ordered chipboard, electrical tape, nails and tar. Phyllis Tuchman, New York Times, "Dorothea Rockburne’s Ephemeral Art and Enduring Legacy," 4 May 2018 Not only were the chipboards completely separate—not communicating with each other—but Mattel wasn’t using them to their full potential. Michal Lev-ram, Fortune, "Can a Tech Makeover Save the Toy Industry?," 22 Sep. 2017 Two binding and color options, wire bound in chipboard or black bookboard and unbound version. The Washington Post, The Denver Post, "Career Coach: Want to achieve your goals this year? Write them down!," 15 Jan. 2017 The separate sitting area had a chipboard desk and mini-fridge, and there was an en suite bathroom by the foot of the bed. Porter Fox, New York Times, "From Montreal to Minnesota, by Inland Sea," 19 Aug. 2016 Our favorite piece of scribble candy, however, is the 8 x 11-inch idea journal, which comes sandwiched between durable, 80-point chipboard stock and is bound with a double 0-ring wire binding. Bryan Gardiner, WIRED, "Review: Doane Daily Arsenal Kit," 2 Sep. 2010

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First Known Use of chipboard

1919, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of chipboard

US : a type of cardboard made from paper that had been thrown away

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