Definition of Pressboard

1. n. A kind of highly sized rag paper or board, sometimes containing a small admixture of wood pulp; -- so called because used originally, as now, in presses for pressing and finishing knit underwear.



Definition of Pressboard

1. Noun. A board made by compressing layers of paper together and drying them. ¹

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Definition of Pressboard

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pressboard

press photographer
press pool
press relations
press release
press releases
press roll
press run
press stud
press the flesh
press time
press times
pressable
pressback
pressbacks
pressboard (current term)
pressboards
pressbox
pressed
pressed for time
presser
presser foot
pressers
presses
presseth
pressfat
pressfats
pressful
pressfuls
pressgang

Literary usage of Pressboard

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1. Dielectric Phenomena in High Voltage Engineering by Frank William Peek (1915)
"pressboard BARRIERS IN OIL Kv. Gap 0.24 cm. effective Oil only 23.0 1—0.08-cm. sheet of pressboard midway between electrodes 24.7 1—0.08-cm. sheet of ..."

2. Dielectric Phenomena in High Voltage Engineering by Frank William Peek (1920)
"0 1—0.08-cm. sheet of pressboard midway between electrodes 24.7 1—0.08-cm. sheet of pressboard against one electrode 22.7 Kv. Gap 0.40 cm. effective Oil ..."

3. Armature Winding and Motor Repair: Practical Information and Data Covering by Daniel Harvey Braymer (1920)
"pressboard is a specially prepared paper which is dens.e, flexible and easily worked. It readily absorbs oils and varnishes which render it less hygroscopic ..."

4. Armature Winding and Motor Repair: Practical Information and Data Covering by Daniel Harvey Braymer (1920)
"pressboard is a specially prepared paper which is dense, flexible and easily worked. It readily absorbs oils and varnishes which render it less hygroscopic ..."

5. Indexing and Filing: A Manual of Standard Practice by Eugene Russell Hudders (1916)
"Owing to peculiarities of manufacture, pressboard does not take celluloid satisfactorily, experience showing that even when the cement between the ..."

6. Electrical Machine Design: The Design and Specification of Direct and by Alexander Gray (1913)
"280 shows two electrodes in air with pressboard between them. When the difference of potential between the two electrodes is increased, streamers will creep ..."

7. Electrical Machine Design: The Design and Specification of Direct and by Alexander Gray (1913)
"When baked and then allowed to soak in transformer oil 1 /16- in. pressboard will withstand about 30000 volts. G Only varnishes which are specially made for ..."

8. Transactions by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1911)
"Dielectric strength versus time for oiled or varnished pressboard. Dimensions.—0.94 in. thick. Treatment,—Oiled pressboard, dried and boiled in transformer ..."

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