drywall

n. plasterboard, sheetrock, building material used to cover interior walls (made of pressed plaster or chalk, is hung and then plastered and painted)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • drywall — ☆ drywall [drī′wôl΄ ] n. PLASTERBOARD vt., vi. to cover (a wall, partition, etc.) with plasterboard * * * dry wall or dry·wall (drīʹwôl ) n. 1. a. Plasterboard. b …   Universalium

  • drywall — ☆ drywall [drī′wôl΄ ] n. PLASTERBOARD vt., vi. to cover (a wall, partition, etc.) with plasterboard …   English World dictionary

  • Drywall — For the musical group, see Drywall (musical project). Vertically hung drywall with joint compound. Drywall, also known as plasterboard, wallboard or gypsum board is a panel made of gypsum plaster pressed between two thick sheets of paper. It is… …   Wikipedia

  • drywall — 1. noun a) A building material comprising a sheet of gypsum sandwiched between two pieces of heavy paper, used mainly for interior walls and ceilings. b) A wall made of this. Syn: gypsum board, gyprock, plasterboard, sheetrock …   Wiktionary

  • drywall — noun Date: 1950 a board made of several plies of fiberboard, paper, or felt bonded to a hardened gypsum plaster core and used especially as wallboard …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • drywall — dry|wall [ draı,wɔl ] noun uncount AMERICAN a hard substance used for making the inside wall of a building …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • drywall — noun N. Amer. plasterboard …   English new terms dictionary

  • drywall — /ˈdraɪwɔl/ (say druywawl) noun US → plasterboard …   Australian English dictionary

  • drywall — noun 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 • Syn: ↑wallboard, ↑dry wall • Hypernyms: ↑board • Hyponyms: ↑beaver board,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Drywall (musical project) — Drywall is a musical project of Los Angeles singer songwriter Stan Ridgway, which he has variously described as an electro/experimental noise combo, a mad apocalyptic project, and an experiment in terror, a collection of rants, laments and media… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.