wallboard

noun wall·board \ ˈwȯl-ˌbȯrd \

Definition of wallboard

:a structural boarding of any of various materials (such as wood pulp, gypsum, or plastic) made in large rigid sheets and used especially for sheathing interior walls and ceilings

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First Known Use of wallboard

1906


WALLBOARD Defined for English Language Learners

wallboard

noun

Definition of wallboard 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


WALLBOARD Defined for Kids

wallboard

noun wall·board \ ˈwȯl-ˌbȯrd \

Definition of wallboard for Students

:a building material (as of wood pulp) made in large stiff sheets and used especially inside walls and ceilings

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