Definition of Sheetrock in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈSHētˌräk/


trademark, chiefly US
A plasterboard made of gypsum layered between sheets of heavy paper.
Example sentences
  • With the masonry bit, drill through the tile, cement board and Sheetrock to the wood.
  • If you are not dealing with ceiling medallions or decorative trim like crown moldings, 3/8-inch Sheetrock screwed into the ceiling joists directly over the damaged plaster works well.
  • The stairwell was blocked from above - by huge pieces of the light gypsum drywall, often called Sheetrock, that had enclosed the stairwell to protect it.

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Syllabification: Sheet·rock

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