Definition of Masonite in English:

Masonite

Translate Masonite into Spanish

noun

Trademark ; North American
  • A type of hardboard.

    as modifier ‘quality Masonite boards’
    • ‘Find a board onto which to glue the puzzle, such as Masonite or hardboard.’
    • ‘In fact, the paint will flow on them better than on the Masonite itself.’
    • ‘The fresco is mounted onto a customized Masonite backing for reinforcement.’
    • ‘The size should not be larger than 6 inches in height or it will be too large when projected onto the Masonite panel.’
    • ‘We are looking at buying a house that has Masonite on the exterior.’

Pronunciation

Masonite

/ˈmāsəˌnīt/ /ˈmeɪsəˌnaɪt/

Origin

1920s from the name of the MasonFiber Co., Mississippi, US, + -ite.