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English translation: Blocks and plasterboard for dry-wall ceilings

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French term or phrase:blocs et plaques pour plafonnage a sec
English translation:Blocks and plasterboard for dry-wall ceilings
Entered by: Louise Atfield
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12:26 Jan 13, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: blocs et plaques pour plafonnage a sec
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Blocks and plasterboard for dry-wall ceilings
Explanation:
I found this, which tells me that those articles are made of plaster:

"Le Salon fit connaître aux futurs constructeurs, le béton translucide, le béton cellulaire, les blocs et plaques de plâtre pour plafonnage à sec, "
http://www.batibouw.com/fr/presentation.htm

Here are a few resources that help me come to the suggestion above:

"dry wall

SYLLABICATION:
dry wall
PRONUNCIATION:
dr´wôl´´

NOUN :
1. a. Plasterboard. b. A wall or ceiling constructed of a prefabricated material, such as plasterboard or paneling. "
http://www.bartleby.com/61/65/D0406500.html

"Isolava - Gypsum blocks and plasterboard.
BELGISCHE FABRIKANT VAN GIPSBLOKKEN EN GIPSPLATEN VOOR PLAFONDS EN BINNENWANDEN IN DE BOUW - FABRICANT BELGE DE BLOCS ET"
http://www.walabi.com/fr/Business_et_Economie/Constructions/...

"Plastered and dry-wall ceilings resemble plastered and dry-wall walls in many ways, but they differ drastically for the
do-it-yourselfer."
http://ext.msstate.edu/pubs/pub1571.htm

I hope this is of some help to you.
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Louise Atfield
Grading comment
Many thanks, you found the very phrase I had to translate (on Batibouw's site)! I had wondered if drywall was the same thing, but my dictionary says it's American usage. It will have to do.
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Blocks and plasterboard for dry-wall ceilings


Explanation:
I found this, which tells me that those articles are made of plaster:

"Le Salon fit connaître aux futurs constructeurs, le béton translucide, le béton cellulaire, les blocs et plaques de plâtre pour plafonnage à sec, "
http://www.batibouw.com/fr/presentation.htm

Here are a few resources that help me come to the suggestion above:

"dry wall

SYLLABICATION:
dry wall
PRONUNCIATION:
dr´wôl´´

NOUN :
1. a. Plasterboard. b. A wall or ceiling constructed of a prefabricated material, such as plasterboard or paneling. "
http://www.bartleby.com/61/65/D0406500.html

"Isolava - Gypsum blocks and plasterboard.
BELGISCHE FABRIKANT VAN GIPSBLOKKEN EN GIPSPLATEN VOOR PLAFONDS EN BINNENWANDEN IN DE BOUW - FABRICANT BELGE DE BLOCS ET"
http://www.walabi.com/fr/Business_et_Economie/Constructions/...

"Plastered and dry-wall ceilings resemble plastered and dry-wall walls in many ways, but they differ drastically for the
do-it-yourselfer."
http://ext.msstate.edu/pubs/pub1571.htm

I hope this is of some help to you.

Louise Atfield
PRO pts in pair: 300
Grading comment
Many thanks, you found the very phrase I had to translate (on Batibouw's site)! I had wondered if drywall was the same thing, but my dictionary says it's American usage. It will have to do.
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