plasterboard
noun Date: 1897 drywall

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • plasterboard — ☆ plasterboard [plas′tərbôrd΄, pläs′tərbôrd΄ ] n. thin board consisting of a core of plaster of Paris covered with heavy paper, used in wide sheets as a base or substitute for plaster in walls, partitions, etc …   English World dictionary

  • plasterboard — 1. noun A construction material consisting of a rigid panel of several layers of fibreboard or paper bonded to a gypsum core. Syn: drywall, wallboard, gypsum board …   Wiktionary

  • plasterboard — [[t]plɑ͟ːstə(r)bɔː(r)d, plæ̱s [/t]] N UNCOUNT Plasterboard is cardboard covered with plaster which is used for covering walls and ceilings instead of using plaster …   English dictionary

  • plasterboard — /plas teuhr bawrd , bohrd , plah steuhr /, n. a material used for insulating or covering walls, or as a lath, consisting of paper covered sheets of gypsum and felt. [1905 10; PLASTER + BOARD] * * * …   Universalium

  • plasterboard — plas|ter|board [ˈpla:stəbo:d US ˈplæstərbo:rd] n [U] BrE board made of large sheets of thick paper held together with plaster, used to cover walls and ceilings inside a house American Equivalent: drywall …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • plasterboard — plas|ter|board [ plæst ,bɔrd ] noun uncount plaster that is put between layers of strong paper, and is used for covering walls …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • plasterboard — n. sheet of plaster that is sandwiched between two pieces of cardboard (or paper) and is used in construction to make interior walls or ceilings …   English contemporary dictionary

  • plasterboard — noun board made of plaster set between two sheets of paper, used especially to line inner walls …   English new terms dictionary

  • plasterboard — noun (U) board made of large sheets of cardboard held together with plaster, which is used to cover walls and ceilings …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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