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Definition of "plywood" []

  • A structural material made of layers of wood glued together, usually with the grains of adjoining layers at right angles to each other. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "plywood" in a sentence
  • "The mount holding the monitor to the plywood is a low profile VESA I bought at best buy for around 20$."
  • "The hospital, housed in plywood buildings, is clean but cramped — think M*A*S*H — and lacks the high-tech equipment of the American facility."
  • "These buildings are designed to be resold, so there is a kitchen unit installed, which I am sure is fabulous, but it is covered in plywood so that we silly athletes won't ruin it for resale."