plasterboard

noun
plas·​ter·​board | \ ˈpla-stər-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce plasterboard (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web The facility is going to paint over the murals in order to get ready for the next resident, but Mazur-Kruszynska added a plasterboard will be put over them so they can be preserved. Fox News, "WWII-era racy paintings discovered at English nursing home," 18 Oct. 2019 For light loads use hollow-wall anchors away from studs on plasterboard. The Editors Of House Beautiful, House Beautiful, "How to Hang Photos," 11 Feb. 2015 That’s an opportunity for the company’s plasterboard venture with USG Corp. Boral also stands to gain from President Donald Trump’s proposed infrastructure boost and an expanding recovery in the U.S. housing market, Kane said. Matthew Burgess, Bloomberg.com, "Trump Spending Plan No Match for Asia Housing Demand, Says Boral," 15 Mar. 2018 Ashley flashes a light between the sheets of plasterboard on each wall, hoping for good news where there hasn’t been much. James Lynch, Popular Mechanics, "After the Storm," 9 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of plasterboard

1891, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of plasterboard was in 1891

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“Plasterboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plasterboard. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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plasterboard

noun
How to pronounce plasterboard (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of plasterboard

: 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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