Definition of pargeting in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpärjədiNG/
(also parging /ˈpärjiNG/)


Plaster or mortar applied in a layer over a part of a building, especially ornamental plasterwork.
Example sentences
  • He notes that had a solid joint been used, there should have also been notes about interior mortar parging of the back up block as well as a ‘tar like building paper’ to prevent water migration to interior finishes.
  • The Real Estate agent claimed he told the purchasers about minor work on cracks and parging that had to be done each Spring, but felt the purchasers were ‘secure’ under the warranty he provided for the purchasers.
  • At the bottom was a large piece of stone or parging which blocked a substantial part of the opening and above this was other finer debris.

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Syllabification: par·get·ing

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