Definition of plasterboard in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈplastərˌbôrd/


A type of drywall made of plaster between two sheets of heavy paper.
Example sentences
  • For additional noise reduction, use 5/8-inch plasterboard on all the walls.
  • Firstly, if the walls are dry-lined with plasterboard with the joints between the boards taped and the nail holes filled, then you can go ahead and wallpaper.
  • Traditionally, plaster is a mixture of Portland cement, sand and water that is applied in layers to a base of wood or metal lath or perforated plasterboard.

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Syllabification: plas·ter·board

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