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adjective as in paper

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Breaking was still an activity that could be done by tossing a piece of cardboard on a sidewalk and letting the music take hold, but for many, it had graduated from the sidewalks to dance studios.

The company said it plans to donate as many as 20,000 kits, which include a cardboard base, a 20-inch box fan and a 20-by-20-by-4 air filter.

The stadium appeared to be full because of 30,000 cardboard cutouts.

We are, in fact, not too old to join in coloring pictures, make up funny stories or helping turn cardboard boxes into secret forts.

The pandemic was inescapable, represented in the stands with the cardboard cutout fans, and it was visualized in the halftime show, with the dancers’ plague doctor-esque masks.

Host and guest pop and lock on cardboard—the only proper surface for breakdancing—and in no way did they have dancing doubles.

A heavy trowel is used to retrieve a mass of your chosen kind of ice cream from its tub and put it in the cardboard container.

From an old cardboard box, Li Wen drew a clear glass bottle filled with a dark brown liquid.

Back at the Coop, food is presented on heavy cardboard plates.

By the end of the day, six more bodies were found, each wrapped in clothing and blankets, each in its own cardboard box.

He further proposes to use it in the form of a solid cardboard as a roofing material for light structures.

The application is made in a paper machine, the pulp being allowed to flow over the cardboard.

On the stall are baby dolls with bodies made of grey cardboard, smiling after the manner of idols, monstrous and serene as they.

In doing so, to his dismay, he upset a couple of old cardboard boxes filled with letters, and they fell with some clatter.

It is true that it might have lain under the setting of the frame, hidden beneath the protecting cardboard mat.


On this page you'll find 56 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cardboard, such as: disposable, insubstantial, paper-thin, papery, and wafer-thin.

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