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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [chip-bawrd, -bohrd]
    • /ˈtʃɪpˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
    • /ˈtʃɪp.bɔːd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chip-bawrd, -bohrd]
    • /ˈtʃɪpˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/

Definitions of chipboard word

  • uncountable noun chipboard Chipboard is a hard material made out of very small pieces of wood which have been pressed together. It is often used for making doors and furniture. 3
  • noun chipboard a thin rigid sheet made of compressed wood chips bound with a synthetic resin 3
  • noun chipboard a board made by compressing wood pulp, sawdust, and chips with a resin binder 3
  • noun chipboard a low grade of cardboard, used as a backing for pads of paper, a stiffener for photographs in mailing, etc. 1
  • noun chipboard a thin, stiff sheet material made from wastepaper. 1
  • noun chipboard a type of board made from compressed waste wood bound together with synthetic resin. 1

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Origin of chipboard

First appearance:

before 1915
One of the 14% newest English words
First recorded in 1915-20; chip1 + board

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Parts of speech for Chipboard


chipboard popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 65% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

chipboard usage trend in Literature

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