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,, "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,, "International Paper increasing investment in Selma mill to $552 million," 6 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of linerboard

1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Linerboard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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