stucco

  • 1Stucco — or render is a material made of an aggregate, a binder, and water. Stucco is applied wet and hardens to a very dense solid. It is used as a coating for walls and ceilings and for decoration. Stucco may be used to cover less visually appealing… …

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  • 2stucco (1) — {{hw}}{{stucco (1)}{{/hw}}s. m.  (pl. chi ) 1 Malta composta di gesso, colla e altre sostanze che serve a ricoprire membrature architettoniche, o per fare ornati, cornici e sim. | (fig.) Rimanere di –s, sbalordito, stupefatto. 2 Rilievo… …

    Enciclopedia di italiano

  • 3Stucco — Stuc co, n.; pl. {Stuccoes}, {Stuccos}. [It., fr. OHG. stucchi a crust, piece, G. st[ u]ck piece; akin to AS. stycce. See {Stock}.] 1. Plaster of any kind used as a coating for walls, especially, a fine plaster, composed of lime or gypsum with… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4Stucco — Stuc co, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stuccoed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stuccoing}.] To overlay or decorate with stucco, or fine plaster. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5stucco — n. m. (Québec) Matériau de revêtement intérieur ou extérieur, fait d un mélange de plâtre et de ciment, de couleur blanchâtre. Un plafond en stucco …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 6stucco — 1590s, from It. stucco, from a Germanic source (Cf. O.H.G. stukki crust, piece, fragment; see STOCK (Cf. stock) (n.1)). The verb is attested from 1726 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7stucco — ► NOUN ▪ fine plaster used for coating wall surfaces or moulding into architectural decorations. ► VERB (stuccoes, stuccoed) (usu. as adj. stuccoed) ▪ coat or decorate with stucco. ORIGIN Italian …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8stucco — [stuk′ō] n. pl. stuccoes or stuccos [It, prob. < Langobardic * stukki, akin to OHG stucki, rind, crust, orig., piece: for IE base see STOCK] 1. plaster or cement, either fine or coarse, used for surfacing inside or outside walls or for molding …

    English World dictionary

  • 9Stucco — (ital.), s. Stuck. Daher Stuccaturarbeiter, 1) s.u. Stuck; 2) so v.w. Kleiber …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 10Stucco — (ital.), s. Stuck …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 11stucco — DEFINICIJA v. štuka …

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  • 12stucco — a word of Italian origin for a type of plaster covering walls, has the plural form stuccos, and as a verb it has inflections stuccoes, stuccoed, stuccoing …

    Modern English usage

  • 13stucco — 1stùc·co s.m. AU 1a. impasto costituito da calce spenta, polvere di marmo, sabbia fine e caseina usato nell edilizia per levigare superfici o per eseguire decorazioni in rilievo: applicare lo stucco, intonaco a stucco, decorazioni a stucco 1b.… …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 14stucco —    The finest and whitest type of plaster used for modeling and molding. Stucco is made of a mixture of lime (often from marble), white marble dust, and other ingredients, which might include wax, milk and other organic substances. A versatile… …

    Glossary of Art Terms

  • 15stucco — /stuk oh/, n., pl. stuccoes, stuccos, v., stuccoed, stuccoing. n. 1. an exterior finish for masonry or frame walls, usually composed of cement, sand, and hydrated lime mixed with water and laid on wet. 2. any of various fine plasters for… …

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  • 16stucco — stucco1 agg. [part. pass. di stuccare2, senza suff.] (pl. m. chi ), non com. 1. [che ha mangiato un cibo che gli ha provocato un senso di nausea] ▶◀ [➨ stuccato (1)]. 2. (estens.) [che prova fastidio per qualcosa: è così irritato, così fuor de… …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 17stucco — stuc·co || stÊŒkəʊ n. durable coating for exterior walls; plaster used for decorative interior work; plaster coating for interior walls v. apply stucco to a surface, coat with stucco …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18stucco — 1. noun A plaster that is used to coat interior or exterior walls, or used for mouldings. 2. verb To coat or decorate with stucco. Syn: render …

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  • 19stucco — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. cement stucco, plaster, concrete, pebbledash; see cement . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. plaster, cement …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20stucco — stuc|co [ stʌkou ] noun uncount a substance used for covering walls, usually on the outside of a building, to give them a rough surface: We live in that pink stucco house on the corner. ╾ stuc|coed adjective …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English