Definition of drywall
: 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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The city and museum alleged in an April settlement that drywall was cracking, hardwood floors were warping, and that sewer line backups led to raw sewage overflowing from the first floor main restrooms and kitchen.
Urs Fischer goes site-specific with a beautiful expanse of trompe l’oeil wallpaper that replicates drywall patterned with splotches of glue and interrupted by exposed beams and electrical conduit.
In 2004, Grayber began a several-year inquiry into mechanisms that clung to walls in one way or another–contraptions that used springs and weights and counterweights to claw their way into gallery 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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