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Meaning of "sheetrock" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SHEETROCK

sheetrock  [ˈʃiːtˌrɒk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SHEETROCK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sheetrock is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SHEETROCK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Drywall

Drywall is a panel made of gypsum plaster pressed between two thick sheets of paper. It is used to make interior walls and ceilings. Drywall construction became prevalent as a speedier alternative to traditional lath and plaster. In many places, the product is sold under the trademarks Sheetrock or Gyproc. In New Zealand the category is known as plasterboard or gib board, the latter being a proprietary brand name but now largely a genericised trademark.

Definition of sheetrock in the English dictionary

The definition of sheetrock in the dictionary is a trademark name for plasterboard or drywall and composed of gypsum enclosed by heavy sheets of paper and used for constructing interior walls and ceilings.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SHEETROCK


baroque
bəˈrɒk
bedrock
ˈbɛdˌrɒk
broch
brɒk
brock
brɒk
croc
krɒk
crock
krɒk
frock
frɒk
grok
ɡrɒk
Gyprock
ˈdʒɪprɒk
hardrock
ˈhɑːdˌrɒk
moonrock
ˈmuːnˌrɒk
mudrock
ˈmʌdˌrɒk
Ragnarok
ˈrɑːɡnəˌrɒk
rimrock
ˈrɪmˌrɒk
roc
rɒk
rock
rɒk
shamrock
ˈʃæmˌrɒk
slickrock
ˈslɪkˌrɒk
synroc
ˈsɪnˌrɒk
traprock
ˈtræpˌrɒk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SHEETROCK

sheerly
Sheerness
sheesh
sheet
sheet anchor
sheet bend
sheet down
sheet feed
sheet ice
sheet lightning
sheet metal
sheet music
sheet pile
sheet-fed
sheeter
sheeting
sheetless
sheetlike
sheety
sheeve

WORDS THAT END LIKE SHEETROCK

acid rock
alt-rock
cap rock
cock-of-the-rock
cock rock
country rock
desert rock
folk-rock
glam rock
hard rock
jazz rock
like a shag on a rock
moon rock
post-rock
prog rock
progressive rock
punk rock
reservoir rock
Thurrock
wall rock

Synonyms and antonyms of sheetrock in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sheetrock» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SHEETROCK

Find out the translation of sheetrock to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sheetrock from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sheetrock» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

石膏板
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sheetrock
570 millions of speakers

English

sheetrock
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

sheetrock
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الألواح الصخرية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

гипсокартон
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sheetrock
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

sheetrock
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

plaques de plâtre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lembaran
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Rigips
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

シートロック
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

돌보다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Anggun
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sheetrock
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

sheetrock
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पत्ररॉक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

alçıpan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cartongesso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sheetrock
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гіпсокартон
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gips carton
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

sheetrock
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sheetrock
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sheetrock
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Sheetrock
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sheetrock

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SHEETROCK»

The term «sheetrock» is regularly used and occupies the 74.323 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SHEETROCK» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sheetrock

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SHEETROCK»

Discover the use of sheetrock in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sheetrock and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Praying for Sheetrock: A Work of Nonfiction
Finalist for the 1991 National Book Award and a New York Times Notable book, Praying for Sheetrock is the story of McIntosh County, a small, isolated, and lovely place on the flowery coast of Georgia - and a county where, in the 1970s, the ...
Melissa Fay Greene, 2006
2
Sheetrock & Shellac: A Thinking Person's Guide to the Art ...
The author of The Walls Around Us draws on his own home construction experiences to offer insight into such projects as replacing leaky roofs, rewiring a room, and building a home office, in a reference complemented by practical tips and ...
David Owen, 2007
3
Shooting Incident Reconstruction
Sheetrock is rather easily defeated and perforated by most common small arms projectiles. By way of example, the necessary approximate threshold velocity (VT ) for 38 caliber/ 9 mm bullets to perforate 1/2-inch Sheetrock is about 100 to 150 ...
Michael G. Haag, Lucien C. Haag, 2011
4
When Technology Fails: A Manual for Self-Reliance, ...
Since mold loves to eat/grow on the paper that covers regular sheetrock, unless it has been specifically treated with chemicals designed to prevent mold growth, water- damaged sheetrock must be removed and replaced. A small amount of ...
Matthew Stein, 2008
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Old-House Journal
Damaged plaster can be removed and the holes patched with sections of drywall (Sheetrock) . THE MOST INTIMIDATING part of making a Sheetrock patch is not installing the Sheetrock, but rather taping the joint so that the patch blends in ...
6
Bungalow Details: Interior
In 1917, U.S. Gypsum, after making a few improvements, took out their own patent, calling the product Sheetrock. Many other companies were marketing variations on a similar product. Most of these early plasterboards measured 2 by 4 feet ...
Jane Powell, 2006
7
Popular Mechanics
ost problems that can develop with Sheetrock are literally, skin deep. As your house goes through, , seasonal changes in temper ature,_ wood framing members may shrink ; and shift. This can cause nailheada. to pop and seams to ridge or ...
8
Old-House Journal
loose p with a because plaster time yo have a caught laying YOU EVER tried to nail a Sheetrock ch into a hole in an old plaster ceil- ? Even if you've neatly cut back the laster to the nearest joist, you end up face full of plaster dust and debris,  ...
9
Trim Complete
Depending on the type and size of the casing either the Sheetrock or the edge of the jamb may need to be altered. Use a straightedge to check for any misalignment between the wall and jamb ➀. Flatten any Sheetrock protruding past edge of ...
Greg Kossow, 2007
10
Popular Mechanics
Off. The Fireproof Gypsum Wollboard Walls and ceilings go up fast when you use tapered edge SHEETROCK. Joints are easily finished smooth and level with the wall surface. Room- height, 4' x 8' panels are simple to cut, fit and erect.

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SHEETROCK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sheetrock is used in the context of the following news items.
1
USG Boral's patented Sheetrock plasterboard selected for Brisbane …
USG Boral supplied approximately 30,000 square metres of Sheetrock brand plasterboard for the project at 480 Queen Street in Brisbane. USG Boral's newest ... «Architecture and Design, Jul 15»
2
USG Delivering on Promise of Nationwide Availability of USG …
Both UL Type Designations of USG Sheetrock® Brand UltraLight Panels ... all the strength and performance characteristics as standard 5/8″ USG Sheetrock® ... «MarketWatch, Jun 15»
3
Clackamas firefighter injured by falling sheetrock
OREGON CITY, Ore -- A Clackamas Fire District 1 firefighter was hospitalized overnight after being injured by falling sheetrock at a home on Oak Valley Drive in ... «kgw.com, Jun 15»
4
I-475 lanes reopen after Rig loses load of Sheetrock
Interstate 475 reopened at about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday after a tractor trailer hauling Sheetrock flipped over about two hours earlier. Two lanes of the highway ... «Macon Telegraph, Jun 15»
5
Chris Crofton, Advice King: Posing Nude, Repairing Sheetrock
Comedian, musician, host of The Chris Crofton Show and former Nashvillian Chris Crofton asked the Scene for an advice column, so we gave him one. «Nashville Scene, Jun 15»
6
Alure Home Improvements Teaches How To Patch Holes In Sheetrock
Alure Home Improvements Chief Operating Officer Doug Cornwell instructs how to best patch a hole in Sheetrock during a recent episode of Alure's "60-Second ... «Long Island Press, Jun 15»
7
Man hospitalized after hit by falling Sheetrock, cops say
A man who was injured when a stack of Sheetrock fell on him at an East Hampton warehouse remained hospitalized in critical condition Saturday, police said. «Newsday, May 15»
8
Police Identify Victim Of Industrial Accident In East Hampton
Mr. Lombardi had sustained injuries after a stack of sheet rock had fallen on ... by Sheetrock on Friday morning at the Dairy Yard in East Hampton and airlifted to ... «27east.com, May 15»
9
Middle East's first SHEETROCK® brand gypsum board …
Middle East's first SHEETROCK® brand gypsum board manufacturing plant is set to leverage its strategically advantageous location in Salalah to target lucrative ... «Zawya, May 15»
10
City orders contaminated sheetrock replaced after 'human waste …
RICHMOND, Va. — Hunter Haselman contacted WTVR CBS 6 last week after he had been living out of his car because of apartment issues. He sent photos of ... «wtvr.com, Apr 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Sheetrock [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sheetrock>. Aug 2019 ».
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