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A plasterboard made of gypsum layered between sheets of heavy paper.
- ‘With the masonry bit, drill through the tile, cement board and Sheetrock to the wood.’
- ‘Titled Hidden Clues, it was a massive, room-size structure, composed of Sheetrock, wood and paper.’
- ‘If you are not dealing with ceiling medallions or decorative trim like crown moldings, 3/8-inch Sheetrock screwed into the ceiling joists directly over the damaged plaster works well.’
- ‘For uncomplicated cuts such as this, backer board can be scored and then snapped, much like Sheetrock.’
- ‘The stairwell was blocked from above - by huge pieces of the light gypsum drywall, often called Sheetrock, that had enclosed the stairwell to protect it.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.