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drywall

Also called wallboard or gypsum board,it is a panel of gypsum covered on both sides with paper and used as the primary wall material in home construction. Commonly also called by a particular brand name, Sheetrock.

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I was introduced to blue board when I participated in decorating a set for the drama department--a little lagniappe or something extra, as we say in New Orleans.
I still remember the surprise and joy I felt as I walked through the museum and encountered the perfect blue board mysteriously transcending the institution and connecting us with the sky and the open sea outside.
A blue patch within the image, for example, would represent the paths of light rays that reflected off the blue board at some point.
The Big Blue Blue board forced two of Akers' lieutenants to step aside.