Definition of Drywall

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: Dry Wall, Wallboard
Specialized synonyms: Beaver Board, Fiberboard, Fibreboard, Particle Board, Gypsum Board, Plasterboard
Generic synonyms: Board



Definition of Drywall

1. Noun. A building material comprising a sheet of gypsum sandwiched between two pieces of heavy paper, used mainly for interior walls and ceilings. ¹

2. Noun. A wall made of this. ¹

3. Noun. A stone wall constructed without mortar or cement. ¹

4. Verb. To install and finish drywall. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Drywall

1. to cover a wall with plasterboard [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Literary usage of Drywall

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1. Guidelines for the Evaluation and Control of Lead-Based Paint Hazards in Housingby David E. Jacobs by David E. Jacobs (1996)
"Quarter-inch-thick drywall tends to conform to the contours and imperfections of the original substrate or wall, compromising the appearance of the finished ..."

2. Occupational Outlook Handbook, 1996-1997 by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Working Conditions As in other construction trades, drywall and lathing work ... Employment drywall workers and lathers held about 133000 jobs in 1994. ..."

3. Occupational Outlook Handbook, 1994-1995 by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"There are two kinds of drywall workers: installers and finishers. Installers, also called applicators, fasten drywall panels to the inside framework of ..."

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