A dense, rigid board containing a high percentage of asbestos fiber bonded with Portland cement; noncombustible; used in sheet or corrugated sheathing.
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asbestos-cement board, asbestos-cement wallboard, asbestos sheeting
A dense, rigid, board containing a high proportion of asbestos fibers bonded with portland cement; resistant to fire, flame, and weathering; has low resistance to heat flow. Used as a building material in sheet form and corrugated sheeting.
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