containerboard

noun
con·​tain·​er·​board | \ kən-ˈtā-nər-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce containerboard (audio) \

Definition of containerboard

: corrugated or solid cardboard used for making containers

Examples of containerboard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nine Dragons is Asia's largest producer of containerboard, which is used to make cardboard boxes and packing material. Ellen Barry, TheWeek, "Can China save a town in Maine?," 8 Mar. 2020 Nine Dragons is Asia’s largest producer of containerboard, which is used to make cardboard boxes and packing material. Ellen Barry, New York Times, "A Maine Paper Mill’s Unexpected Savior: China," 15 Jan. 2020 That move will allow the mill to produce high quality whitetop linerboard and containerboard, adding 450,000 tons of annual capacity. William Thornton, AL.com, "International Paper increasing investment in Selma mill to $552 million," 6 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of containerboard

circa 1924, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of containerboard was circa 1924

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“Containerboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/containerboard. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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