Sheetrock


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Sheet·rock

 (shēt′rŏk′)
A trademark for drywall.

sheetrock

(ˈʃiːtˌrɒk)
n
(Building) a trademark name for plasterboard or drywall, composed of gypsum enclosed by heavy sheets of paper and used for constructing interior walls and ceilings

Sheet•rock

(ˈʃitˌrɒk)
Trademark. a brand name for a plasterboard of gypsum between paper.
sheet′rock`, v.t., v.i. -rocked, -rock•ing.

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.Sheetrock - a kind of plasterboardSheetrock - a kind of plasterboard    
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
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
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