lathing board[′lath·iŋ ‚bȯrd]
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A piece of wood at the corner of a ceiling and side wall; serves as the mounting for the ends of the gypsum-board panels.
backup strip, lathing board
A wood strip which is fixed at the corner of a partition or wall to provide a nailing surface for ends of lath.
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