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A large, thin sheet of pulpboard, paper, or felt bonded to a hardened gypsum plaster core and used as a wall backing or as a substitute for plaster.


A building board made of a core of gypsum or plaster, faced with two sheets of heavy paper.

gypsum lath, board lath, gypsum plaster-board, rock lath

A base for plaster; a sheet having a gypsum core, faced with paper, which provides a good bond for plaster; usually manufactured in 16-in. by 48-in. (40.6-cm by 121.9-cm) or 24-in. by 96-in. (61.0-cm by 243.8-cm) panels, ? or ½ in. (0.95 or 1.27 cm) thick with round or square edges.
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based Waste & Resources Action Program (WRAP) has started work on improving the recycling opportunities for gypsum waste, sourced predominantly from scrap drywall, also known as plasterboard.