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wallboard

[′wȯl‚bȯrd]
(materials)
Panels of various materials for surfacing ceilings and walls, including asbestos cement sheet, plywood, gypsum plasterboard, and laminated plastics.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Wallboard

Large rigid sheets, made of gypsum, wood chips, or other filler material, that is fastened to the frame of a building to provide a surface finish.
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wallboard

A rigid sheet composed primarily of wood-pulp, gypsum, or other materials; may be fastened to the frame of a building to provide an interior surface finish; the long edges of the board usually are tapered to provide easy treatment of the joints when board is erected. Also see dry wall.
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