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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.


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


, 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.
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
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Drywall construction with add-on elements (suspended ceilings, door systems, air conditioning ceilings, metal ceilings, fire protection clothing) in the central emergency room (zna) department of the rudolfstiftung hospital
This illustrated guide gives inspiration and technical guidelines for the use of gypsum drywall construction in interior architecture.
Our modular stations require no drywall construction whatsoever, which makes the process less stressful for our clients and also much more eco-friendly,” said Zwirn.
In the mid-1970s Darle Miller and his father entered the drywall construction business.
It is less than 1% greater than the cost of an average Manhattan apartment compared to standard drywall construction as studies by the New York Lath & Plaster Institute have shown.
Sold only to contractors in 18-liter cans, the line is aimed both at the new trend in drywall construction and at the traditional Brazilian plaster wall construction markets.