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ma·son·ry

 (mā′sən-rē)
n. pl. ma·son·ries
1.
a. The trade of a mason.
b. Work done by a mason.
c. Stonework or brickwork.
2. Masonry Freemasonry.
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masonry

(ˈmeɪsənrɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. (Building) the craft of a mason
2. (Building) work that is built by a mason; stonework or brickwork
3. (often capital) short for Freemasonry
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ma•son•ry

(ˈmeɪ sən ri)

n., pl. -ries.
1. work constructed by a mason, esp. stonework.
2. the craft or occupation of a mason.
[1325–75; Middle English < Middle French]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.masonry - structure built of stone or brick by a masonmasonry - structure built of stone or brick by a mason
brickwork - masonry done with bricks and mortar
dry masonry - masonry without mortar
stonework - masonry done with stone
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
2.masonry - Freemasons collectivelyMasonry - Freemasons collectively    
secret society - a society that conceals its activities from nonmembers
Freemason, Mason - a member of a widespread secret fraternal order pledged to mutual assistance and brotherly love
3.masonry - the craft of a mason
craft, trade - the skilled practice of a practical occupation; "he learned his trade as an apprentice"
bricklaying - the craft of laying bricks
building, construction - the commercial activity involved in repairing old structures or constructing new ones; "their main business is home construction"; "workers in the building trades"
daub, plaster - coat with plaster; "daub the wall"
render - coat with plastic or cement; "render the brick walls in the den"
render-set - cover with two coats of plaster; "render-set the walls so they'll look nice and smooth"
parget - apply ornamental plaster to
mud - plaster with mud
float - make the surface of level or smooth; "float the plaster"
skimcoat - coat with a mixture of gypsum and spackle; "he skimcoated the drywall"
mortar - plaster with mortar; "mortar the wall"
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Translations
بِناء
zdivozednictví
murværk
falazat
múrhleîsla, steinhleîsla; múrverk
murivo
taş duvarcılıktaş işi

masonry

[ˈmeɪsnrɪ] N
1. (= building trade) → albañilería f
2. (= stonework) → mampostería f
3. (= rubble) → escombros mpl
4. (= freemasonry) → masonería f, francmasonería f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

masonry

[ˈmeɪsənri] nmaçonnerie f
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masonry

n
(= stonework)Mauerwerk nt
(= free masonry)Freimaurerei f, → Freimaurertum nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

masonry

[ˈmeɪsnrɪ] n
a. (stonework) → muratura; (skill) → arte f muratoria
b. (also freemasonry) → massoneria
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

mason

(ˈmeisn) noun
(usually ˈstonemason) a skilled worker or builder in stone.
ˈmasonry noun
stone(work). He was killed by falling masonry.
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Among the tweaks recommended by the village's plan commission are a reduction of the seating area's hours of operation, a ban on televisions and speakers, and replacement of a 6-foot-tall wooden fence with an 8-foot-high masonry wall. With those restrictions, the plan commission supported the proposal by a 5-2 vote.
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[27] experimentally studied local damage and fragments characterization discharging from unreinforced masonry wall subjected to near field blast scenario.
2) Syed Hassan Farooq, "Strengthening of Masonry Wall Panels under in plane loading", Year 2010, PHD thesis, Department of Civil Engineering, UET Lahore.
The 80 papers consider such topics as an elastic-brittle fracture model for the robust post-peak analysis of masonry structures, investigating the distribution of dampness and salt in an outdoor full-scale masonry wall with wireless monitoring and radar testing, the influence of sample thickness and capping on the characterization of bedding mortars from historic masonry by the double punch test, first results of a three-dimensional finite element model of debonding between fiber-reinforced polymer and underlying masonry, and whether it is possible to repair detached composites effectively after masonry strengthening has failed.
It is detected that shear walls (both RC shear wall and masonry wall) and slabs offer some structural strength, thus contributing to the lateral stiffness of the structure, which might lead to economical design and material savings.
The wood studs went through the woodframe wall and structurally damaged the masonry wall. The third wall, constructed of Insulated Concrete Forms, was not structurally damaged.
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Upon completion of the repairs or replacement of the lintels, the masonry contractor could then restore the masonry wall.