drywall drywall  /d ˈraɪ ˌwɑl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a wide flat board used to cover walls or partitions; made from plaster or wood pulp or other materials and used primarily to form the interior walls of houses

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Homeowners are claiming that toxic drywall imported from China is endangering their health and the value of their houses.
  2. I've got a green innovation for you: drywall.
  3. Everyone's life story is out on the curb, soaked and stinky--furniture and clothing, dishes and rotting drywall, even formerly fabulous antiques.

News

  1. Grabber's Scavenger Head Screws Now Available in Coarse Thread

    Coarse Thread Screws Are Perfect for Drywall to Wood Attachment Alpine, UT — Grabber Construction Products, an international distributor of professional-grade fasteners and construction products, announces the release of its unique Scavenger head screws in coarse thread for drywall to wood attachment. Previously, Grabber's Scavenger head screws have only been available in drill point and ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  2. Mansion bought for $2.75M was built with toxic drywall

    The toxic Chinese drywall used in one couple's Cudjoe Key luxury dream home has turned into a legal nightmare. A South Dakota man who bought the $2.75 million, 4,300 square-foot mansion on Redfish... read more
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Key West Citizen

  3. Man arrested for breaking into Oceanfront ice cream shop

    VIRGINIA BEACH--Police have made an arrest following an early morning burglary at Kohrs Brothers Ice Cream in Virginia Beach.  Police believe 21-year-old Scott Joseph Kunze of Toano came in through the roof of the store Sunday, crawled through a vent and busted out the drywall. Police say Kunze caused extensive damage to the business, located at 1704 Atlantic Avenue,   breaking several light ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: 13 News, WVEC Hampton Roads

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Quotes

  1. "We now know there are three things in there that aren't in other drywall samples," Nelson says.
    on May 20, 2009 By: Bill Nelson Source: United Press International

  2. "Over the past few months we've made some improvements to the garbage and drywall disposal areas to provide larger bins, created more defined areas for yard waste and construction wood waste drop off and will be fencing the site of this temporary...
    on Jun 12, 2010 By: Bruce Smith Source: Castanet.net

  3. "Parents who have found Chinese drywall in their homes and wish to leave out of concern for the safety and health of their children are facing the dilemma of how to find secondary housing and maintain their mortgages on their primary...
    on May 8, 2009 By: Robert Wexler Source: United Press International

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