fiberboard

noun fi·ber·board \ ˈfī-bər-ˌbȯrd \

Definition of fiberboard

: a material made by compressing fibers (as of wood) into stiff sheets; also : cardboard

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First Known Use of fiberboard

1897


FIBERBOARD Defined for English Language Learners

fiberboard

noun

Definition of fiberboard for English Language Learners

  • : a type of board made by pressing fibers of wood into stiff sheets



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