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dimension stone

noun
1.
quarried and squared stone 2 feet (0.6 meters) or more in length and width and of specified thickness.
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  • The local supply of marble and gneiss are used mainly for dimension stone in buildings.
  • dimension stone is quarried by the separation of large rough-cut blocks from the quarry face.
  • The tunnel is constructed of laid-up dimension stone in a horseshoe shaped arch.
  • Smaller yet significant gains occurred for dimension stone and masonry cement.
  • The country also produced and exported dimension stone and gemstones.

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