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thick sturdy material used to form the foundation of book covers, made from pressed fibres and usually covered with cloth or other material. ➮ art board, ivory board, pulp board, chipboard, grey board, millboard, pasteboard, strawboard

one piece of this material, cut to size

the controlling group of people in a company or organisation also known as the board of directors

COMMENT: Board is a stiff paper product used for binding books; heavy board is also used for making rigid boxes and cartons. Boards used in bookbinding can be divided into two groups: (a) boards, usually 180--280gsm, which are used for paperbacks (b) boards used for the front and back covers of cased books, usually covered with paper or a binding material such as cloth or leather.



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