Plywood vs Crossband - What's the difference?

plywood | crossband |


As a noun plywood

is (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.

As a verb crossband is

to arrange the layers of plywood so as to make their grains cross at straight angles.

plywood

Noun

(en-noun)
  • (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 .
  • (countable) A specific grade or type of this construction material.
  • We stock exterior plywoods''', interior '''plywoods''', and furniture '''plywoods .

    See also

    * chipboard * fibreboard * particle board ----

    crossband

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To arrange the layers of plywood so as to make their grains cross at straight angles.
  • Derived terms

    * crossbanding (pos n)