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 Staphos said the containerboard industry is now raising prices — a $50-per-ton hike on shipments in November — and putting caps on client orders amid the tightest market since 1994. Washington Post, 30 Dec. 2020 Staphos said the containerboard industry is now raising prices — a $50-per-ton hike on shipments in November — and putting caps on client orders amid the tightest market since 1994. Hannah Denham, BostonGlobe.com, 30 Dec. 2020 Nine Dragons is Asia's largest producer of containerboard, which is used to make cardboard boxes and packing material. Ellen Barry, TheWeek, 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, 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, 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 4 Dec. 2021.

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