Definition of Bristol board in English:

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Bristol board

Pronunciation: /ˈbristl ˌbôrd/


Fine, smooth pasteboard used for drawing or cutting.
Example sentences
  • In the first step, photograms were produced by arranging a set of Bristol board strips of differing widths.
  • We needed Bristol board and markers to make signs.
  • I cut sheets of Bristol board to size and draw everything in pencil.


Early 19th century: named after the city of Bristol in southwestern England.

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Syllabification: Bris·tol board

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