Definition of hardscaping in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhärdˌskāpiNG/


The man-made features used in landscape architecture, e.g. paths or walls, as contrasted with vegetation.
Example sentences
  • Except where there are doors leading outside, don't install paving or other ground-level hardscaping right up to your home's exterior walls.
  • Often, the easiest way to create a retreat in the backyard is to extend the living space immediately outside the house with hardscaping, then screen off the resulting outdoor room with a vertical structure.
  • And we felt that using stone and natural wood for the hardscaping - the paths, walls, arbors, bridges - was the best way to do that.

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Syllabification: hard·scap·ing

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