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A strong, light wood composite made of layers of veneer glued with their grain alternately at right angles. Thick plywood may have a central core of sawn lumber. It is made of an odd number of layers, and is termed 3-ply, 5-ply, etc. Being strong in both directions, and almost free from warping and splitting, it is used for costruction of all kinds.


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