Definition of fiberboard in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfībərˌbôrd/
(British fibreboard)


A building material made of wood or other plant fibers compressed into boards.
Example sentences
  • It can grow on material with a high cellulose and low nitrogen content, such as fiberboard, gypsum board, paper, dust, and lint.
  • The book also evaluates the use of glass, stone, wood and fibreboard, metal, paint, tiles and various flooring.
  • If you are planning to paint your cabinets, consider using a manufactured wood product such as medium density fiberboard to construct the boxes.

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Syllabification: fi·ber·board

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