Definitions

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  • noun a construction material of pre-made boards used for walls and ceilings, usually a gypsum-core with a paper surface.

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  • 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

Etymologies

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wall +‎ board

Examples

  • Chip Litherland for the Wall Street Journal Builders have been disclosing their exposure to allegedly defective drywall -- also known as wallboard -- imported from China during the housing boom.

    Drywall Clouds on Hovnanian Horizon

  • Much of the problematic drywall, which is also known as wallboard or plasterboard, was manufactured in China.

    Chinese Drywall Cited in Building Woes

  • Drywall, also known as wallboard, is made from gypsum coated with paper and is used in walls and ceilings.

    Lennar Tots Up Chinese Drywall Damage

  • Drywall, also known as wallboard, is made from gypsum coated with paper and is used in walls and ceilings.

    Home Builder Tallies Up Drywall Claims

  • Drywall, also known as wallboard, is a layer of gypsum pressed between two sheets of paper and is used to construct walls and ceilings in houses.

    Chinese Drywall: Pinpointing the Problems

  • Drywall, also known as wallboard, is made from gypsum coated with paper and is used in walls and ceilings.

    Lennar Confirms Bad Drywall in Homes

  • American construction companies imported the drywall, also known as wallboard or gypsum board, at the height of the housing boom, when building materials were in short supply.

    Breaking News: CBS News

  • American construction companies imported the drywall, also known as wallboard or gypsum board, at the height of the housing boom, when building materials were in short supply.

    WRAL.com Top Stories

  • American construction companies imported the drywall, also known as wallboard or gypsum board, at the height of the housing boom, when building materials were in short supply.

    WTOP / Business / Biz Stories

  • The substance is used to make what is known as wallboard, the building material that forms the smooth walls of homes, offices, commercial buildings and virtually any other building around.

    LJWorld.com stories: News

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