Definition of scraperboard in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈskreɪpəbɔːd/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


[mass noun] British
Cardboard or board with a blackened surface which can be scraped off for making white line drawings.
Example sentences
  • He worked in etching and scraperboard as well as wood engraving and also made detailed bird studies in watercolour.
  • Emmanuel moved from mezzotint to scraperboard, bagging First Prize at the First Sasol Wax in Art competition in 2002.

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