AskDefine | Define chipboard

Dictionary Definition

chipboard n : a cheap hard material made from wood chips that are pressed together and bound with synthetic resin [syn: hardboard]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. A building material made from wood chips compressed and bound with synthetic resin.


A material made from compressed wood chips

Extensive Definition

Chipboard can refer to:
  • A type of paperboard generally made from reclaimed paper stock (definition in ASTM D996); the term generally used in the US.
  • Particle board, the term generally used in the UK.
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