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wall·board

 (wôl′bôrd′)
n.

wallboard

(ˈwɔːlˌbɔːd)
n
(Building) a thin board made of materials, such as compressed wood fibres or gypsum plaster, between stiff paper, and used to cover walls, partitions, etc

wall•board

(ˈwɔlˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd)

n.
material manufactured in large sheets for use in making or covering walls, ceilings, etc., as a substitute for wooden boards or plaster.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wallboard - a wide flat board used to cover walls or partitionswallboard - 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
Translations

wallboard

[ˈwɔːlbɔːd] Nfibra f prensada (para paredes)
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