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parging

[pahr-jing] /ˈpɑr dʒɪŋ/
noun
1.
a thin coat of plaster or mortar for giving a relatively smooth surface to rough masonry or for sealing it against moisture.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; parge (by shortening from parget) + -ing1
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  • The construction materials are masonry red brick with the exterior covered with parging.
  • parging is recommended on the exterior surface of masonry walls before dampproofing.
  • parging shall be coved at junction of wall and footing.
  • parging, a variation of stucco, has been used as a coating over brick.
  • All parging and water proofing must be completed an d drain pipe installed and tied to the proper outfall.

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