Definition of plywood in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈplʌɪwʊd


[mass noun]
  • A type of strong thin wooden board consisting of two or more layers glued and pressed together with the direction of the grain alternating: [as modifier]: plywood benches
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    • The units are made of plywood with a maple veneer, and are attached to the wall studs.
    • Yesterday, the street remained closed and plywood boards were put up on barriers on all roads leading into the street.
    • Survivors are jammed together in windowless plywood barracks hurriedly built by the army.

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