noun Building Trades.
- an interior wall or partition finished in a dry material, usually in the form of prefabricated sheets or panels nailed to studs, as distinguished from one that is plastered.
- a material, as wallboard or plasterboard, used for such a wall.
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Origin of dry wall
Words nearby dry wall
Definition for dry wall (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
OTHER WORDS FROM dry-walldrywaller, noun
Example sentences from the Web for dry wall
A Wall Street person should not be allowed to help oversee the Dodd-Frank reforms.
It was a brick wall that we turned into the on-ramp of a highway.
It reminded me a bit of an alternative take on The Wolf of Wall Street—through the Toni and Candace lens.
Marvin hops over the edge of his retaining wall, which he built.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
My understanding was that according to most Christian beliefs, being trans or gay was a sin, cut and dry.Dear Leelah, We Will Fight On For You: A Letter to a Dead Trans Teen|Parker Molloy|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A flash of surprise and pleasure lit the fine eyes of the haughty beauty perched up there on the palace wall.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The tears came so fast to Mrs. Pontellier's eyes that the damp sleeve of her peignoir no longer served to dry them.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Kind of a reception-room in there—guess I know a reception-room from a hole in the wall.
But Polavieja started his campaign with the immense advantage of having the whole of the dry season before him.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Distance, the uncertain light, and imagination, magnified it to a high wall; high as the wall of China.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne