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wallboard

[wawl-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈwɔlˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
noun
1.
material manufactured in large sheets for use in making or covering walls, ceilings, etc., as a substitute for wooden boards or plaster.
Origin of wallboard
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10; wall + board
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  • The walls and ceilings were covered with wallboard, properly paneled and carefully and tastefully decorated.

    David Lannarck, Midget George S. Harney
  • Tabla ang itap-ung sa lungag, Use a piece of wallboard to cover the hole.

British Dictionary definitions for wallboard

wallboard

/ˈwɔːlˌbɔːd/
noun
1.
a thin board made of materials, such as compressed wood fibres or gypsum plaster, between stiff paper, and used to cover walls, partitions, etc
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