plas·​ter·​ing | \ ˈpla-st(ə-)riŋ How to pronounce plastering (audio) \

Definition of plastering

1 : a coating of or as if of plaster
2 : a decisive defeat

Examples of plastering in a Sentence

our team's most recent plastering is just plain sad
Recent Examples on the Web 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 The history of the three-story structure is seen throughout the interior: wooden beams and archways, mahogany floors, and artistic plastering by the famed American artist Sydney Richmond Burleigh. Real Estate, 26 July 2019 In some buildings more than 450 layers of fine plastering have been documented on just four inches of wall. National Geographic, 26 Mar. 2019 Residents were told the process included sealing cracks in existing pavement - much like the plastering painters do to fill holes in walls before painting. Bill Leukhardt,, 2 Aug. 2017 See More

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First Known Use of plastering

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Plastering.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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