Meaning of dry wall

dry' wall"

Pronunciation: [key]
— Building Trades. Building Trades.
    1. an interior wall or partition finished in a dry material, usually in the form of prefabricated sheets or panels nailed to studs, as distinguished from one that is plastered.
    2. a material, as wallboard or plasterboard, used for such a wall.
  1. a masonry or stone wall laid up without mortar.


Pronunciation: (drī'wôl"), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to construct or renovate with dry wall: to dry-wall the interior of a house.
  1. of, pertaining to, or having dry wall.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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