Part of speech: noun

The act of applying plaster.

Part of speech: noun

A coating of plaster.

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Usage examples "plastering":

  1. These slabs of sculptured stone formed a facing at the base of the now crumbling brick walls, the upper surface of which was covered with rough plastering. - "History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 6 (of 12)", G. Maspero.
  2. I went closer to her, and she hurried into the larder, and came out with a roll of fresh butter and a new loaf, cutting off a thick piece and plastering it excessively with butter. - "The Story of Antony Grace", George Manville Fenn.
  3. The removal of the fresco required a delicate and laborious piece of under- plastering, which necessitated its being watched at night, and old Manolis, one of the most trustworthy of our gang, was told off for the purpose. - "The Sea-Kings of Crete", James Baikie.