Definition of Fiberboard

1. Noun. Wallboard composed of wood chips or shavings bonded together with resin and compressed into rigid sheets.

Exact synonyms: Fibreboard, Particle Board
Specialized synonyms: Masonite
Generic synonyms: Dry Wall, Drywall, Wallboard



Definition of Fiberboard

1. Noun. (American English) A material made from wood chips or shavings, which are compressed and bonded with resin and formed into stiff sheets, and used in building or making furniture. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fiberboard

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fiberboard

fibbed
fibber
fibberies
fibbers
fibbery
fibbing
fiber
fiber-optic
fiber-optic transmission system
fiber-optics
fiber bundle
fiber bundles
fiber optic cable
fiber optics
fiber plant
fiberboard (current term)
fiberboards
fibered
fiberfill
fiberfills
fiberization
fiberizations
fiberize
fiberized
fiberizes
fiberizing

Literary usage of Fiberboard

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Women at Thirtysomething: Paradoxes of Attainment (1991)
"During ground transport, a fiberboard box broke open. ... Offered for transportation, one fiberboard package identified as miscellaneous. ..."

2. Alternatives to Lumber and Plywood in Home Construction by Eric Lund (1994)
""Blackboard" fiberboard sheathing, produced in a process similar to paper but ... Laminated fiberboard sheathing has been available for over 30 years. ..."

3. Guidelines for the Evaluation and Control of Lead-Based Paint Hazards in Housingby David E. Jacobs by David E. Jacobs (1996)
"... Drywall and fiberboard on Interior Walls 4 Check to make sure the depth of the trim will accommodate the thickness of the drywall (minimum of 3/8 inch ..."

4. Supplemental Digest of Decisions Under the Interstate Commerce Act by Herbert Confield Lust (1915)
"fiberboard boxes first appeared а-з а package in 1905. ... In 1909 the use of fiberboard boxes was authorized by the three classification committees, ..."

5. Quarterly of the National Fire Protection Association by National Fire Protection Association (1896)
"The curtain ignited the varnished wood wall finish and the combustible fiberboard ceiling finish. A watchman smelled smoke just before he started his 8 PM ..."

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