Definition of millboard in English:

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millboard

Pronunciation: /ˈmilbôrd/

noun

Stiff gray pasteboard, used for the covers of books.
Example sentences
  • The wet mixtures for millboard, paper, and asbestos-cement products are prepared in a beater, as used in paper mills.
  • It is best to keep two ploughs in use, one for the millboard cutting, and one for the edges of the books.
  • After and during forming, the millboard sheet is compressed to give it uniform thickness and to consolidate it.

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Syllabification: mill·board

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