a boardlike building material made by compressing sawdust or wood particles with a resin binder
or particle board
A structural material made of wood fragments, such as chips or shavings, that are mechanically pressed into sheet form and bonded together with resin.
(countable and uncountable, plural particleboards)
- Alternative spelling of particle board.
- (US) chipboard
- Avoid beds made from particleboard or other composite materials, as they will not last as long as wood, especially when exposed to the rigors of childhood play.