Definition of Dry wall

1. 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.

Exact synonyms: Drywall, Wallboard
Specialized synonyms: Beaver Board, Fiberboard, Fibreboard, Particle Board, Gypsum Board, Plasterboard
Generic synonyms: Board



2. Noun. A stone wall made with stones fitted together without mortar.
Exact synonyms: Dry-stone Wall
Generic synonyms: Dry Masonry, Stone Wall

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dry wall (current term)
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Literary usage of Dry wall

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1. Mining Engineers' Handbook by Robert Peele (1918)
"v • hxt ab)vt *** '" ' "' "° •' are then carr:,-1 11040 Fig 288. Dry-wall Mill Hole. After С. Т. Rice (141) allel to the clip ..."

2. Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1899)
"The defendant contended, and offered evidence to show, that the plaintiff had the oversight of building the cellar and dry wall, and agreed to the quality ..."

3. The Country House: A Practical Manual of the Planning and Construction of by Charles Edward Hooper (1905)
"This wall consists of a solid wall of stone laid in cement, a wall of puddled clay and a dry wall of small stone containing a porous drain (see Fig. 57. ..."

4. The Country House: A Practical Manual of the Planning and Construction of by Charles Edward Hooper (1906)
"This wall consists of a solid wall of stone laid in cement, a wall of puddled clay and a dry wall of small stone containing a porous drain (see Fig. 57. ..."

5. Diary of Iohn Evelyn, Esq., F.R.S.: To which are Added a Selection from His by John Evelyn (1906)
"... wall'd with a dry wall.1 The house is of excellent freestone abounding in that part, a stone that is fine, but never sweats or casts any damp; ..."

6. Journal of the New England Water Works Association by New England Water Works Association (1907)
"It was accordingly decided to build a dry wall with the excavated rock, laid with interior vertical face on a circle, constructing this wall by merely ..."

7. Truly Rural by Richardson Little Wright (1922)
"VII [FROM THE WELL-HEAD TO THE dry wall HAVING dismissed the carpenter, we thought we were through with him. As we watched him stride down the path with our ..."

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