Drywall

Definition

  • Panels of gypsum plaster wrapped in thin cardboard and attached to the house framing to create interior walls.

Synonyms
plasterboard, gyp board, sheetrock, wallboard, gyprock

Related Terms and Acronyms

  • Built-ins Definition,
    • Items, such as appliances and cabinets, that are permanently attached to a building.
  • Curtain Wall Definition,
    • A non-lead bearing exterior wall.
  • Dry Rot Definition,
    • A fungal decay that causes lumber to crumble.
  • Home Inspection Definition,
    • A thorough examination of a house's visible structural parts and systems, conducted before purchase.
  • Load-bearing Wall Definition,
    • Any exterior wall or interior wall that supports its weight and the weight of other parts of the building.
  • Subcontractor Definition,
    • A person or company that does specialty work for a general contractor.
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