plasterboard

[ plas-ter-bawrd, -bohrd, plah-ster- ]
/ ˈplæs tərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd, ˈplɑ stər- /

noun

a material used for insulating or covering walls, or as a lath, consisting of paper-covered sheets of gypsum and felt.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. plassey,
  2. plaster,
  3. plaster bandage,
  4. plaster cast,
  5. plaster of paris,
  6. plastered,
  7. plasterer,
  8. plastering,
  9. plasterwork,
  10. plastic

Origin of plasterboard

First recorded in 1905–10; plaster + board

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British Dictionary definitions for plasterboard

plasterboard

/ (ˈplɑːstəˌbɔːd) /

noun

a thin rigid board, in the form of a layer of plaster compressed between two layers of fibreboard, used to form or cover walls
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