linerboard

noun
li·​ner·​board | \ ˈlī-nər-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce linerboard (audio) \

Definition of linerboard

: a thin cardboard used for the flat facings of corrugated containerboard

Examples of linerboard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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 The additional investment just announced will allow the mill to convert a line making uncoated freesheet, or copy paper, to linerboard and containerboard. William Thornton, AL.com, "International Paper increasing investment in Selma mill to $552 million," 6 Feb. 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'linerboard.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of linerboard

1948, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about linerboard

Time Traveler for linerboard

Time Traveler

The first known use of linerboard was in 1948

See more words from the same year

Statistics for linerboard

Cite this Entry

“Linerboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/linerboard. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

Comments on linerboard

What made you want to look up linerboard? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Slippery Words Quiz—Changing with the Times

  • ducreux self portrait yawning
  • What is an earlier meaning of nice?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!