Definition of Stucco

1. Noun. A plaster now made mostly from Portland cement and sand and lime; applied while soft to cover exterior walls or surfaces.

Generic synonyms: Plaster
Specialized synonyms: Render



2. Verb. Decorate with stucco work. "Stuccoed ceilings"

3. Verb. Coat with stucco. "Stucco the ceiling"
Generic synonyms: Coat, Surface

Definition of Stucco

1. n. Plaster of any kind used as a coating for walls, especially, a fine plaster, composed of lime or gypsum with sand and pounded marble, used for internal decorations and fine work.

2. v. t. To overlay or decorate with stucco, or fine plaster.

Definition of Stucco

1. Noun. A plaster that is used to coat interior or exterior walls, or used for mouldings. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To coat or decorate with stucco. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stucco

1. to coat with a type of plaster [v -ED, -ING, -ES or -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stucco

stubbliest
stubbly
stubborn
stubborn as a mule
stubborner
stubbornest
stubbornly
stubbornness
stubbornnesses
stubborns
stubby
stubless
stublike
stubs
stubtail
stucco (current term)
stuccoed
stuccoer
stuccoers
stuccoes
stuccoing
stuccolike
stuccos
stuccowork
stuccoworks
stuck
stuck-up
stuck on
stuck up
stuck with(p)

Literary usage of Stucco

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Vitruvius, the Ten Books on Architecture by Vitruvius Pollio (1914)
"The Greek stucco-workers not only employ these methods to make their works durable, but also construct a mortar trough, mix the lime and sand in it, ..."

2. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"stucco. Any material used as a covering for walls and the like, ... Plaster when applied to walls in the usual way (see Plastering) is a kind of stucco, ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"stucco for decorative purposes, as the cornices and moldings of rooms and the enrichment ... The stucco employed for external purposes is of a coarser kind, ..."

4. Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention by Mid-West Cement Users' Association (1917)
"The application of stucco to wooden lath is not successful; ... Mr. President, I do not quite agree with this specification for stucco on wood lath. ..."

5. Vitruvius, the Ten Books on Architecture by Vitruvius Pollio (1914)
"The Greek stucco-workers not only employ these methods to make their works durable, but also construct a mortar trough, mix the linn. and sand in it, ..."

6. Vitruvius, the Ten Books on Architecture by Vitruvius Pollio (1914)
"The Greek stucco-workers not only employ these methods to make then" ... Hence, some cut slabs out of old walls and use them as panels, and the stucco of ..."

7. The Prepalatial Cemeteries at Mochlos and Gournia and the House Tombs of by Jeffrey S. Soles (1992)
"In the EM I phase red stucco is used as a floor covering inside houses, and in the following EM II phase it is used extensively on floors and walls as ..."

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