Sheetrock
trademark — used for drywall

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sheetrock — 1921, proprietary name (claiming use from 1917) of a type of plaster wall board, U.S. Gypsum Co., Chicago, Ill.; from SHEET (Cf. sheet) (n.) + ROCK (Cf. rock) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Sheetrock — [shēt′räk΄] trademark for a kind of plasterboard n. [often s ] such plasterboard …   English World dictionary

  • Sheetrock — 1. noun a) Drywall; plasterboard; a building material comprising a layer of gypsum plaster sandwiched between two pieces of heavy paper, used mainly for interior walls and ceilings. b) Any of the various thicknesses and grades of such material. 2 …   Wiktionary

  • sheetrock — 1. noun a) A building material comprising a sheet of gypsum sandwiched between two pieces of heavy paper, used mainly for interior walls and ceilings. b) A wall made of this. Syn: drywall, gyprock, gypsum board, plasterboard …   Wiktionary

  • Sheetrock — /sheet rok /, Trademark. a brand name for a plasterboard of gypsum between paper. * * * …   Universalium

  • Sheetrock —  , for a type of plasterboard, is a trademark …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Sheetrock — n. brand name for a plasterboard made of paper bonded to a gypsum plaster core …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Sheetrock — Sheet•rock [[t]ˈʃitˌrɒk[/t]] bui trm a brand name for a plasterboard of gypsum between paper sheet′rock , v.t. v.i. rocked, rock•ing …   From formal English to slang

  • Sheetrock — noun a kind of plasterboard • Usage Domain: ↑trademark • Hypernyms: ↑plasterboard, ↑gypsum board …   Useful english dictionary

  • USG Sheetrock 400 — L USG Sheetrock 400 est une course automobile de NASCAR comptant pour la Nextel Cup. Elle se tient au Chicagoland Speedway à Joliet (Illinois) aux États Unis. Créée en 2001 sous le nom de Tropicana 400, cette épreuve se dispute sur une distance… …   Wikipédia en Français

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