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parget

Line breaks: par¦get
Pronunciation: /ˈpɑːdʒɪt
 
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(also parge /pɑːdʒ/)

Definition of parget in English:

verb (pargets, pargeting, pargeted)

[with object]
Cover (a part of a building) with plaster or mortar that typically bears an ornamental pattern: (as adjective parged) parged patterns on the walls
More example sentences
  • He then parged the masonry with cement prepared from a packaged mix, before affixing precast concrete medallions to the wall.
  • He explained how in such a wall the block wall is parged and the brick and mortar comes right tight to it.
  • Masonry walls should be parged to provide a smooth surface when adhesives are used to attach board insulation.

noun

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another term for pargeting.
Example sentences
  • They range from poured concrete mixes with NewCem recycled slag, to Matrix PAAC lightweight aerated autoclaved block, to flowable fills, to recycled-content parges and stuccos.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French parjeter, from par- 'all over' + jeter 'to throw'.

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