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plasterboard

[plas-ter-bawrd, -bohrd, plah-ster-] /ˈplæs tərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd, ˈplɑ stər-/
noun
1.
a material used for insulating or covering walls, or as a lath, consisting of paper-covered sheets of gypsum and felt.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; plaster + board
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British Dictionary definitions for plaster board

plasterboard

/ˈplɑːstəˌbɔːd/
noun
1.
a thin rigid board, in the form of a layer of plaster compressed between two layers of fibreboard, used to form or cover walls
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Encyclopedia Article for plaster board

plasterboard

any of various large, rigid sheets of finishing material used in drywall construction to face the interior walls of dwellings and other buildings. Drywall construction is the application of walls without the use of mortar or plaster.

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