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cast stone

a concrete with a fine aggregate, used to imitate natural stone.
Origin of cast stone
1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for cast stone
  • Some homeowners insist on the permanence of concrete, also called cast stone.
  • cast stone was commonly used for molded trim in conjunction with brick or natural stone.
  • Or, what appears to be natural stone may not be stone at all, but cast stone or concrete.
  • All windows feature cast stone lintels with dropped corner blocks.
  • The cast stone water table of the central block continues on these wings, as does the bond pattern and window accents.
  • cast stone banding should be provided per building section.
  • Two cast stone rosettes are located at either side of the keystone near the upper corner of the projecting entry bay.
  • The color in the mural was obtained by crushing colored bottles in the cast stone mixture.
British Dictionary definitions for cast stone

cast stone

(building trades) a building component, such as a block or lintel, made from cast concrete with a facing that resembles natural stone
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