Sheetrock


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. verb
To install and finish Sheetrock.

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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) 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 — trademark used for drywall …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 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

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