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dry·wall

 (drī′wôl′)
n.
1. A building material consisting of rectangular sections usually made of a gypsum plaster core bonded between layers of heavy paper, used especially in the construction of interior walls and ceilings. Also called gypsum board, plasterboard, wallboard.
2. also dry wall A wall constructed from rocks that are not cemented together.
tr.v. dry·walled, dry·wall·ing, dry·walls
1. To construct (a wall or ceiling) using drywall.
2. To construct a wall or ceiling in (a room or building) using drywall.

dry′wall′er n.
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drywall

(ˈdraɪˌwɔːl)
n
(Building) a wall built without mortar
vb (intr)
(Building) to build a wall without mortar
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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.

Sheetrock, drywall, wall board - Sheetrock is a trade name for drywall or wall board—pre-hardened plaster of Paris (gypsum) sold in large sheets and used as a wall surface in building construction.
See also related terms for trade name.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.drywall - a wide flat board used to cover walls or partitionsdrywall - 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
beaver board - a light wallboard made of compressed wood pulp
board - a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose; "he nailed boards across the windows"
fiberboard, fibreboard, particle board - wallboard composed of wood chips or shavings bonded together with resin and compressed into rigid sheets
gypsum board, plasterboard - wallboard with a gypsum plaster core bonded to layers of paper or fiberboard; used instead of plaster or wallboard to make interior walls
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
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