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Construction or ornamental work done with plaster.


(Building) building trades plaster which is part of the interior of a building


(ˈplæs tərˌwɜrk, ˈplɑ stər-)

finish or ornamental work done in plaster.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plasterwork - a surface of hardened plaster (as on a wall or ceiling)plasterwork - a surface of hardened plaster (as on a wall or ceiling); "there were cracks in the plaster"
pargetry, pargetting, pargeting - ornamental plasterwork
surface - the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary; "there is a special cleaner for these surfaces"; "the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface"
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It was, in its way, a very charming room, with its high panelled wainscoting of olive-stained oak, its cream-coloured frieze and ceiling of raised plasterwork, and its brickdust felt carpet strewn with silk, long-fringed Persian rugs.
Contract notice: PE[micro]ggstall, castle, reconstruction and renovation (lower austrian exhibition 2017), 455 001 restoration plasterwork.
It was built as the headquarters of Newcastle Breweries and as such features elaborate tiling, stained glass, plasterwork and mahogany fittings.
All of them have impressively high ceilings, intricately carved white marble chimney pieces and tall windows, as well as the Wing's signature frieze, cornice and ceiling plasterwork.
The fire was confined mainly to the oven but the heat and smoke did damage plasterwork.
It was in need of restoration but the beauty of the detailed plasterwork on the ceilings is undeniable.
The house retains its wonderful period features including plasterwork, cornices and mullion window surrounds.
In part 1, essays by architects, scholars, and craftsmen explore areas such as tradition and invention, decorative painting and gilding, and ornamental plasterwork.
Decorative Plasterwork in Ireland and Europe: Ornament and the Early Modern
She said: "A substantial area of the original lime mortar ceiling and ornate plasterwork cornice in the ground floor entrance hall of the Mansion House collapsed.
When tackling DIY that raises dust clouds - like sanding plasterwork or mixing grout - periodically mist the air using a hand-held water spray.