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rough·cast

 (rŭf′kăst′)
n.
1. A coarse plaster of lime, shells, and pebbles used for outside wall surfaces.
2. A rough preliminary model or form.
tr.v. rough·cast, rough·cast·ing, rough·casts
1. To plaster (a wall, for example) with roughcast.
2. To shape or work into a rough or preliminary form.

rough′cast′er n.

roughcast

(ˈrʌfˌkɑːst)
n
1. (Building) a coarse plaster used to cover the surface of an external wall
2. any rough or preliminary form, model, etc
adj
(Building) covered with or denoting roughcast
vb, -casts, -casting or -cast
3. (Building) to apply roughcast to (a wall, etc)
4. to prepare in rough
5. (tr) another word for rough-hew
ˈroughˌcaster n

rough•cast

(ˈrʌfˌkæst, -ˌkɑst)

n., v. -cast, -cast•ing. n.
1. an exterior wall finish composed of mortar and fine pebbles mixed together and dashed against the wall.
2. a crudely formed pattern or model.
v.t.
3. to cover or coat with roughcast.
4. to make, shape, or prepare in a rough form.
[1510–20]
rough′cast`er, n.

roughcast


Past participle: roughcast
Gerund: roughcasting

Imperative
roughcast
roughcast
Present
I roughcast
you roughcast
he/she/it roughcasts
we roughcast
you roughcast
they roughcast
Preterite
I roughcast
you roughcast
he/she/it roughcast
we roughcast
you roughcast
they roughcast
Present Continuous
I am roughcasting
you are roughcasting
he/she/it is roughcasting
we are roughcasting
you are roughcasting
they are roughcasting
Present Perfect
I have roughcast
you have roughcast
he/she/it has roughcast
we have roughcast
you have roughcast
they have roughcast
Past Continuous
I was roughcasting
you were roughcasting
he/she/it was roughcasting
we were roughcasting
you were roughcasting
they were roughcasting
Past Perfect
I had roughcast
you had roughcast
he/she/it had roughcast
we had roughcast
you had roughcast
they had roughcast
Future
I will roughcast
you will roughcast
he/she/it will roughcast
we will roughcast
you will roughcast
they will roughcast
Future Perfect
I will have roughcast
you will have roughcast
he/she/it will have roughcast
we will have roughcast
you will have roughcast
they will have roughcast
Future Continuous
I will be roughcasting
you will be roughcasting
he/she/it will be roughcasting
we will be roughcasting
you will be roughcasting
they will be roughcasting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been roughcasting
you have been roughcasting
he/she/it has been roughcasting
we have been roughcasting
you have been roughcasting
they have been roughcasting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been roughcasting
you will have been roughcasting
he/she/it will have been roughcasting
we will have been roughcasting
you will have been roughcasting
they will have been roughcasting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been roughcasting
you had been roughcasting
he/she/it had been roughcasting
we had been roughcasting
you had been roughcasting
they had been roughcasting
Conditional
I would roughcast
you would roughcast
he/she/it would roughcast
we would roughcast
you would roughcast
they would roughcast
Past Conditional
I would have roughcast
you would have roughcast
he/she/it would have roughcast
we would have roughcast
you would have roughcast
they would have roughcast
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.roughcast - a coarse plaster for the surface of external walls
plaster - a mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings
2.roughcast - a rough preliminary model
simulation, model - representation of something (sometimes on a smaller scale)
Verb1.roughcast - shape roughly
shape, mould, mold, form, forge, work - make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the rice balls carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword"
2.roughcast - apply roughcast to; "roughcast a wall"
daub, plaster - coat with plaster; "daub the wall"
3.roughcast - hew roughly, without finishing the surface; "rough-hew stone or timber"
hew, hew out - make or shape as with an axe; "hew out a path in the rock"
Translations

roughcast

[ˈrʌfkɑːst] Nmezcla f gruesa

roughcast

[ˈrʌfkɑːst]
ncrépi m
adj [wall] → en crépirough copy rough draft nbrouillon m

roughcast

[ˈrʌfˌkɑːst] nintonaco grezzo
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It used to be standard practice but the existing roughcast has to be sound and all boss sections cut out and filled.