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Definition 1: a stiff moderately thick paper - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for cardboard in the sense of this definition

(cardboard is a kind of ...) a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses

(cardboard is a kind of ...) any material used especially to protect something

(... is a kind of cardboard ) a cardboard used by bookbinders to make covers for books

(... is a kind of cardboard ) thin cardboard, usually rectangular

(... is a kind of cardboard ) cardboard with corrugations (can be glued to flat cardboard on one or both sides)

(... is a kind of cardboard ) a cardboard suitable for making posters

(... is a kind of cardboard ) stiff cardboard made by pasting together layers of paper

(... is a kind of cardboard ) a coarse yellow cardboard made of straw pulp

Definition 2: without substance - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where cardboard or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • cardboard caricatures of historical figures

Synonyms for cardboard in the sense of this definition

(cardboard is similar to ...) contrived by art rather than nature

"artificial flowers" "artificial flavoring" "an artificial diamond" "artificial fibers" "artificial sweeteners"

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