Definition of boxboard in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɒksbɔːd/


[mass noun]
A type of stiff cardboard used to make boxes.
Example sentences
  • It also operates a wholly-owned subsidiary that produces folding boxboard for use in cigarette packaging.
  • Bisbee's millpond, formerly called Iron Works Pond, is now called Bryant Pond after Sylvanus Bryant, who ran a saw and boxboard mill on this site from 1870 until it was abandoned in 1900.
  • One example of an on-demand product delivery system would be a software product downloaded from the Internet, and free of the boxboard packages CDs and manuals usually rattle around in.

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