What does Sheetrock mean?

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  1. Sheetrocknoun

    a kind of plasterboard


  1. Sheetrocknoun

    Drywall; plasterboard; a building material comprising a layer of gypsum plaster sandwiched between two pieces of heavy paper, used mainly for interior walls and ceilings.

  2. Sheetrocknoun

    Any of the various thicknesses and grades of such material.

  3. Sheetrocknoun

    A wall made of this.

  4. Sheetrockverb

    To install and finish Sheetrock.

  5. sheetrocknoun

    A building material comprising a sheet of gypsum sandwiched between two pieces of heavy paper, used mainly for interior walls and ceilings.

  6. Etymology: sheet + rock


  1. sheetrock

    Drywall (also called plasterboard, dry lining, wallboard, sheet rock, gypsum board, buster board, slap board, custard board, and gypsum panel) is a panel made of calcium sulfate dihydrate (gypsum), with or without additives, typically extruded between thick sheets of facer and backer paper, used in the construction of interior walls and ceilings. The plaster is mixed with fiber (typically paper, glass wool, or a combination of these materials); plasticizer, foaming agent; and additives that can reduce mildew, flammability, and water absorption. In the middle of the 20th century, drywall construction became prevalent in North America as a time- and labor-saving alternative to lath and plaster.


  1. sheetrock

    Sheetrock is a brand name commonly used as a generic term for drywall or plasterboard. It is a type of construction material used to create walls and ceilings in interior spaces. The material is made of gypsum, a soft mineral, sandwiched between two layers of thick paper. It's known for being easy to install, durable, and fire-resistant.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sheetrock in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sheetrock in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Sheetrock in a Sentence

  1. Robert Bullard:

    Lots of the people who were hit hard by Winter Storm Uri still need to get their ceilings fixed or the sheetrock in their homes fixed, but they don't have money for repairs when they keep getting hit, winter Storm Uri was in February, but then there was Hurricane Ida and then Hurricane Nicholas. They just keep coming. And it's very traumatic. The mental health piece is big.

  2. Vice President Biden:

    We've got to get tougher with employers. In fact the person we should send to jail is not the illegals, we send to jail the employers, if you knowingly hire an illegal alien, then you should be held accountable. Because let me tell you, the next person I hear tell me that my labor guys aren't willing to work hard, that's why you have illegals putting up sheetrock, then I want to tell you, you don't know my guys.

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