plas·​ter·​ing ˈpla-st(ə-)riŋ How to pronounce plastering (audio)
: a coating of or as if of plaster
: a decisive defeat

Examples of plastering in a Sentence

our team's most recent plastering is just plain sad
Recent Examples on the Web In 2019, Sohui Kim and Ben Schneider, the married couple behind the Good Fork, in Red Hook, and Insa, in Gowanus, along with St. John Frizell, of Red Hook’s Fort Defiance, restored them to their former glory, with a fresh plastering of William Morris wallpaper. Hannah Goldfield, The New Yorker, 29 Apr. 2022 The apartment features walls of different textures and upholsteries, including suede leather and hand plastering. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, 31 Oct. 2022 Internally, the three-story abode has new hardwood windows, traditional limestone plastering and wide-board oak flooring that has been meticulously restored. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 21 Sep. 2022 For years, the city and its residents have met the monsoon with precautionary measures including the clearing of municipal drains and the plastering of leaky roofs. Vaishnavi Chandrashekhar, The Atlantic, 7 Feb. 2022 The former Thomasina Tupponce, daughter of Thomas Tupponce, owner of a plastering business, and his wife, Hester Tupponce, a homemaker, was born in Washington, the fourth of seven children. Frederick N. Rasmussen,, 8 Aug. 2021 After a hailstorm a few years ago, the entire exterior got a makeover, including a new roof, windows and re-plastering by hand and a paint job. Janice O'Leary, Robb Report, 24 Feb. 2021 Manuela Krager’s protest involved her plastering signs throughout her town to demonstrate her opposition to the odor in the Tölzer Kasladen cheese shop in Bad-Heilbrunn, a town 40 miles south of Munich. Joshua Bote, USA TODAY, 20 Dec. 2019 The eco-friendly homes are built with a technique that uses local materials to build bricks that do not require plastering, thus cutting construction and transport costs. Quartz Staff, Quartz Africa, 19 Sep. 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of plastering was in the 15th century

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“Plastering.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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