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EtymologyEdit

ply (sheet) + wood

NounEdit

plywood (usually uncountable, plural plywoods)

  1. (uncountable) Construction material supplied in sheets, and made of three or more layers of wood veneer glued together, laid up with alternating layers having their grain perpendicular to each other.
    After the hurricane there was a severe regional shortage of plywood, especially exterior plywood.
  2. (countable) A specific grade or type of this construction material.
    We stock exterior plywoods, interior plywoods, and furniture plywoods.

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VerbEdit

plywood (third-person singular simple present plywoods, present participle plywooding, simple past and past participle plywooded)

  1. (transitive) To fit or block up with plywood.

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English plywood, used in Swedish since 1925.

NounEdit

plywood c

  1. (uncountable) plywood, cross veneer

Usage notesEdit

  • plywood is the common commercial name, but kryssfaner is the preferred technical term.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of plywood 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative plywood plywooden
Genitive plywoods plywoodens

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