Cardboard in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Cardboard

Made of or resembling cardboard; (figuratively) flat or flavorless. | A wood-based material resembling heavy paper, used in the manufacture of boxes, cartons and signs.

Short Example Sentences for Cardboard

  • 1. Behind the trunk is a large cardboard box. 🔊
  • 2. This may be made on heavy paper or cardboard foundation. 🔊
  • 3. It was very small, and there was nothing in it but a big cardboard box. 🔊
  • 4. Take a small oblong sheet of cardboard and mark a dot at its center. 🔊
  • 5. He laid down his pen and pushed a narrow strip of cardboard towards her. 🔊
  • 6. The servants opened the packing-case and produced cardboard boxes. 🔊
  • 7. I can't make cardboard boxes, you know. 🔊
  • 8. One has often seen shoes, but whoever saw a cardboard lotus bud before? 🔊
  • 9. You, poor dear, were born an artificial flower in a cardboard box. 🔊
  • 10. On the cardboard was this inscription: "Good-morning! 🔊
  • 11. Made of cardboard coated with gold paper and set with Christmas tree jewels. 🔊
  • 12. The lady's left hand tenderly patted the cardboard snout of her lover. 🔊

How to use Cardboard in Sentences?

  • 1. If you have not held the cardboard in a precisely horizontal position this will not be true. 🔊
  • 2. The templates should be cut from heavy cardboard so they will hold their shapes. 🔊
  • 3. As the maid moves about there is a loud knock at the cardboard door of the apartment. 🔊
  • 4. Now hold the cardboard very carefully in a horizontal position and allow it to drop. 🔊
  • 5. How he wished he could feel that sifting of the polished cardboard under his finger tips. 🔊
  • 6. This he opened and drew from within several articles of apparel and a small cardboard box. 🔊
  • 7. Then he brought out a bit of cardboard wrapped carefully in a wonderfully clean red handkerchief. 🔊
  • 8. As he drew the small volume from its cardboard case, he held it up to show her. 🔊
  • 9. They had the seeming of two dimension, cardboard figures that worked mechanically. 🔊
  • 10. The shelves were loaded with white cardboard boxes containing the better sort of boot. 🔊
  • 11. A long cardboard sheet with blue and red lines was produced from a noiselessly opened drawer. 🔊
  • 12. He pushed across the table a little cardboard box, having first removed the lid. 🔊
  • 13. There were long tables ranged down it, covered with stained cardboard mounts for beer-glasses. 🔊
  • 14. As she entered, Bea looked up brightly from the cardboard which she was cutting into squares. 🔊
  • 15. Against it shone the lines of roofs and towers, Superimposed and flat like cardboard flowers. 🔊
  • 16. The Spanish matches, very bad, a government monopoly, are packed in a small cardboard box. 🔊
  • 17. Magramite dissolved in alcohol is painted on the cardboard cans and when these are stoved the coating becomes insoluble. 🔊
  • 18. For spindles he may use three square pieces of cardboard with a pin stuck through the centre of each. 🔊
  • 19. They are neither fed nor watered before shipment and are packed in cardboard boxes used in shipping baby chicks. 🔊
  • 20. There were also cockroaches bred in buckets with rolled cardboard in the centre and broken biscuit pieces thrown in the bucket. 🔊
  • 21. From the cardboard box he took out a tin of greasy-looking stuff and a long black wig made of horse hair. 🔊
  • 22. This performance consists in throwing shadows of little cardboard figures against a curtain, on the other side of which the spectators are seated. 🔊
  • 23. It will now be necessary to cut some templates, or forms, from cardboard to guide the builder in bringing the hull to shape. 🔊