chip·​board ˈchip-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce chipboard (audio)
: a cardboard usually made entirely from wastepaper

Examples of chipboard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With a large, premium wood top, more affordable and sustainable bamboo top, or a chipboard finish, the E7Q is versatile and flexible. Chuong Nguyen, Ars Technica, 9 Mar. 2023 Use a small chipboard circle cut to the size of the dome's base. Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, 13 Nov. 2023 Arrange small items onto the chipboard, adhere into place, then add small pieces of tinsel or garland. Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, 13 Nov. 2023 The setup is a little complicated, but the desktop feels sturdy and elegant, despite being made of environmentally-friendly chipboard. Matt Jancer, WIRED, 12 July 2023 The bed is made with laminate chipboard and comes in four different color combinations, including white, gray, and oak country wood. Quincy Bulin, Better Homes & Gardens, 21 June 2023 Reynolds, who made his money selling chipboard kitchen worktops, had bought the club, Darlington F.C., on a whim and pledged to take it from a lower English-football division all the way to the top, to compete in the Premier League and the holy grail of European football: the Champions League. Tom McTague, The Atlantic, 19 Apr. 2021 These two items together can glue timber, chipboard, MDF, and many other materials, too, such as aluminum, glass, and porcelain. Kat De Naoum, Better Homes & Gardens, 8 Feb. 2023 The Navruz marries the grandiose with the flimsy: 24-karat gold leaf and glitter, Pamiri lapis alongside rendered chipboard and glue. Anna Sherman Maxime Fossat, New York Times, 3 Nov. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of chipboard was in 1898

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“Chipboard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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