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

Definition of chipboard

: a cardboard usually made entirely from wastepaper

Examples of chipboard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yet, their chipboard construction has proved to be incredibly resilient, the tactile experience and interlocking pieces impossible to replicate on a touchscreen in a satisfying way. Austin Carr,, 5 May 2020 White Mountain offers high-quality puzzles made of sturdy blue chipboard on recycled paper. Luann Gibbs,, 24 Apr. 2020 Route 66’ gave the grooviest Oregon City history lesson, daddy-o Bigfoot Face 1,000-piece puzzle by Lantern Press: The final image is 20 inches by 30 inches and made of premium archival paper and ink on 1/16-inch thick, grade-A chipboard. oregonlive, 5 Apr. 2020 Pillars covered in chipboard fill the Grossman Gallery. Cate Mcquaid,, 5 Sep. 2019 While the chipboard suggests neglect or abandonment, these pillars take the weight in a garden of colors. Cate Mcquaid,, 5 Sep. 2019 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, 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, 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, 22 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of chipboard

1919, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chipboard was in 1919

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“Chipboard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of chipboard

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

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