drywall

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noun dry·wall \ˈdrī-ˌwȯl\

Definition of drywall

  1. :  a board made of several plies of fiberboard, paper, or felt bonded to a hardened gypsum plaster core and used especially as wallboard

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First Known Use of drywall

1950


DRYWALL Defined for English Language Learners

drywall

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Definition of drywall for English Language Learners

  • : building material that is used for making walls and ceilings and that is made of large sheets of plaster covered with thick paper

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