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plas·ter·board

 (plăs′tər-bôrd′)
n.

plasterboard

(ˈplɑːstəˌbɔːd)
n
(Building) a thin rigid board, in the form of a layer of plaster compressed between two layers of fibreboard, used to form or cover walls

plas•ter•board

(ˈplæs tərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd, ˈplɑ stər-)

n.
a material used for insulating or covering walls, or as a lath, consisting of paper-covered sheets of gypsum and felt.
[1905–10]
drywall, plasterboard - Drywall is a building material made of a sheet of plaster covered with heavy paper on both sides; it is also called plasterboard.
See also related terms for plaster.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plasterboard - wallboard with a gypsum plaster core bonded to layers of paper or fiberboardplasterboard - wallboard with a gypsum plaster core bonded to layers of paper or fiberboard; used instead of plaster or wallboard to make interior walls
Sheetrock - a kind of plasterboard
dry wall, drywall, wallboard - a wide flat board used to cover walls or partitions; made from plaster or wood pulp or other materials and used primarily to form the interior walls of houses
Translations

plasterboard

[ˈplɑːstəbɔːd] Ncartón m de yeso, pladur ® m (Sp)

plasterboard

[ˈplɑːstərbɔːrd] nplaque f de plâtre, Placoplâtre® mplaster cast n
(MEDICINE)plâtre m
(for sculpture)moule m en plâtre

plasterboard

[ˈplɑːstəˌbɔːd] nlastra di cartongesso
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