a. 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.
b. a material, as wallboard or plasterboard, used for such a wall.
2. a masonry or stone wall laid up without mortar.
Pronunciation: (drī'wôl"), [key]
to construct or renovate with dry wall: to dry-wall the interior of a house.
of, pertaining to, or having dry wall.
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