Definition of paperboard in English:

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paperboard

Pronunciation: /ˈpāpərˌbôrd/

noun

Cardboard or pasteboard.
Example sentences
  • Fluid milk packaging is still generally divided between paperboard and plastic packaging.
  • Shelving and drawers are made from recycled paperboard and industrial shipping tubes, and wastebaskets from corrugated cardboard.
  • Just about any grocery item that comes in a box is paperboard and can be recycled.

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Syllabification: pa·per·board

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