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stuc·co

 (stŭk′ō)
n. pl. stuc·coes or stuc·cos
1. A durable finish for exterior walls, usually composed of cement, sand, and lime, and applied while wet.
2. A fine plaster for interior wall ornamentation, such as moldings.
3. A plaster or cement finish for interior walls.
4. Stuccowork.
tr.v. stuc·coed, stuc·co·ing, stuc·coes or stuc·cos
To finish or decorate with stucco.

[Italian, of Germanic origin.]
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stucco

(ˈstʌkəʊ)
n, pl -coes or -cos
1. (Architecture) a weather-resistant mixture of dehydrated lime, powdered marble, and glue, used in decorative mouldings on buildings
2. (Building) any of various types of cement or plaster used for coating outside walls
3. (Architecture) Also called: stuccowork decorative work moulded in stucco
vb, -coes, -cos, -coing or -coed
(Building) (tr) to apply stucco to
[C16: from Italian, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German stukki a fragment, crust, Old English stycce]
ˈstuccoer n
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stuc•co

(ˈstʌk oʊ)

n., pl. -coes, -cos, n.
1. an exterior finish for masonry or frame walls, usu. composed of cement, sand, and hydrated lime mixed with water and laid on wet.
2. any of various fine plasters for decorative work, moldings, etc.
3. a wall, facing, etc., made of such materials.
v.t.
4. to cover or ornament with stucco.
[1590–1600; < Italian < Langobardic; compare Old High German stucki crust]
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stucco


Past participle: stuccoed
Gerund: stuccoing

Imperative
stucco
stucco
Present
I stucco
you stucco
he/she/it stuccos/stuccoes
we stucco
you stucco
they stucco
Preterite
I stuccoed
you stuccoed
he/she/it stuccoed
we stuccoed
you stuccoed
they stuccoed
Present Continuous
I am stuccoing
you are stuccoing
he/she/it is stuccoing
we are stuccoing
you are stuccoing
they are stuccoing
Present Perfect
I have stuccoed
you have stuccoed
he/she/it has stuccoed
we have stuccoed
you have stuccoed
they have stuccoed
Past Continuous
I was stuccoing
you were stuccoing
he/she/it was stuccoing
we were stuccoing
you were stuccoing
they were stuccoing
Past Perfect
I had stuccoed
you had stuccoed
he/she/it had stuccoed
we had stuccoed
you had stuccoed
they had stuccoed
Future
I will stucco
you will stucco
he/she/it will stucco
we will stucco
you will stucco
they will stucco
Future Perfect
I will have stuccoed
you will have stuccoed
he/she/it will have stuccoed
we will have stuccoed
you will have stuccoed
they will have stuccoed
Future Continuous
I will be stuccoing
you will be stuccoing
he/she/it will be stuccoing
we will be stuccoing
you will be stuccoing
they will be stuccoing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been stuccoing
you have been stuccoing
he/she/it has been stuccoing
we have been stuccoing
you have been stuccoing
they have been stuccoing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been stuccoing
you will have been stuccoing
he/she/it will have been stuccoing
we will have been stuccoing
you will have been stuccoing
they will have been stuccoing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been stuccoing
you had been stuccoing
he/she/it had been stuccoing
we had been stuccoing
you had been stuccoing
they had been stuccoing
Conditional
I would stucco
you would stucco
he/she/it would stucco
we would stucco
you would stucco
they would stucco
Past Conditional
I would have stuccoed
you would have stuccoed
he/she/it would have stuccoed
we would have stuccoed
you would have stuccoed
they would have stuccoed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stucco - a plaster now made mostly from Portland cement and sand and limestucco - a plaster now made mostly from Portland cement and sand and lime; applied while soft to cover exterior walls or surfaces
plaster - a mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings
render - a substance similar to stucco but exclusively applied to masonry walls
Verb1.stucco - decorate with stucco work; "stuccoed ceilings"
adorn, decorate, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify - make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"
2.stucco - coat with stucco; "stucco the ceiling"
coat, surface - put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface; "coat the cake with chocolate"
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Translations

stucco

[ˈstʌkəʊ]
A. N (stuccoes or stuccos (pl)) → estuco m
B. ADJde estuco
C. VTestucar
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stucco

[ˈstʌkəʊ]
nstuc m
modif [house, walls] → en stuc
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stucco

n pl <-(e)s> → Stuck m; (also stucco work)Stuckarbeit f, → Stukkatur f
adj attrStuck-; stucco ceilingStuckdecke f
vtmit Stuck verzieren
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stucco

[ˈstʌkəʊ] nstucco
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The structures were built in the Cambodian style of reinforced concrete, column-and-beam framework and finished with locally made clay bricks, interior and exterior cement stucco finish, and interlocking concrete roof tiles.
The program enables contractors to combine the advantages of BASF's stucco finishes, water-resistive barriers, reinforcing base coats and PermaLath 1000 fiberglass lath with computer-batched SPEC MIX Fiber Base Coat (FBC) stucco in systems that are covered by a single source warranty SPEC MIX Fiber Base Coat stucco (FBC) is an ICC code approved, dry, preblended cement stucco basecoat that is engineered with proprietary admixtures and fibers that reduce shrinkage and checking.
The parameters included the type of cladding (brick cladding, cement stucco), the interior finish (vapor open paint and vapor tight VWC), the type of exterior sheathing (OSB, extruded polystyrene board XPS) and the presence or absence of ventilation in the air space behind the brick.
When selecting stucco products for exterior landscape applications, Portland cement stucco is recommended over EIFS (exterior insulation foam systems) products.
Straw, cattails and wool are used in earth plasters; fiberglass is added to cement stucco. In days gone by, horse hair was added to a gypsum plaster base coat.