roughcast

roughcast
Synonyms and related words:
arrested, backward, bat out, block out, botch, broken, bumpy, bungle, carve, cast, cement, chisel, choppy, coarse, coarse-grained, concrete, corrugated, create, cross-grained, crude, cut, dash off, do anyhow, do by halves, do carelessly, do offhand, efform, embryonic, fake up, fashion, figure, fix, forge, form, formalize, found, frame, fudge up, grainy, granulated, grout, hew, homespun, horripilant, in embryo, in ovo, in the rough, inequal, irregular, jolty, jury-rig, knead, knock off, knock out, knock together, lash up, lay out, lick into shape, linsey-woolsey, mastic, mint, model, mold, mortar, oversimple, parget, patch, patch together, patch up, pimply, pitted, plaster, pocky, potholed, pound out, rank, reductionistic, reductive, ripply, rough, rough out, rough-cast, rough-grained, rough-hewn, roughhew, roughhewn, rude, rudimental, rudimentary, ruffled, rutted, rutty, sculpt, sculpture, set, shagged, shaggy, shape, simplistic, slap up, stamp, stucco, stunted, tailor, textured, thermoform, throw off, throw together, toss off, toss out, toss together, trifle with, unblown, uncultivated, uncultured, uncut, underdeveloped, undeveloped, uneven, unfashioned, unfinished, unformed, unhewn, unkempt, unlabored, unlevel, unlicked, unpolished, unprocessed, unrefined, unsmooth, untreated, ununiform, unworked, unwrought, whomp up, wimpled, work

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  • Roughcast — is a coarse plaster surface used on outside walls that consists of lime and sometimes cement mixed with sand, small gravel, and often pebbles or shells. The materials are mixed into a slurry and are then thrown at the working surface with a… …   Wikipedia

  • roughcast — ► NOUN ▪ plaster of lime, cement, and gravel, used on outside walls. ► ADJECTIVE 1) coated with roughcast. 2) (of a person) lacking refinement. ► VERB ▪ coat with roughcast …   English terms dictionary

  • roughcast — [ruf′kast΄, ruf′käst΄] n. 1. a coarse stucco for covering outside surfaces, as walls 2. a rough pattern or form, or crudely made model vt. roughcast, roughcasting 1. to cover (walls, etc.) with roughcast 2. to make or shape in a rough form …   English World dictionary

  • Roughcast — Rough cast , v. t. 1. To form in its first rudiments, without revision, correction, or polish. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To mold without nicety or elegance; to form with asperities and inequalities. [1913 Webster] 3. To plaster with a mixture of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Roughcast — Rough cast , n. 1. A rude model; the rudimentary, unfinished form of a thing. [1913 Webster] 2. A kind of plastering made of lime, with a mixture of shells or pebbles, used for covering buildings. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • roughcast — /ˈrʌfkast / (say rufkahst) noun 1. a coarse plaster mixed with gravel, shells, or the like, for outside surfaces, usually thrown against the wall. 2. a crudely formed pattern or model; a rough. –adjective 3. made of or covered with roughcast;… …  

  • roughcast — roughcaster, n. /ruf kast , kahst /, n., v., roughcast, roughcasting. n. 1. Also called spatter dash. an exterior wall finish composed of mortar and fine pebbles mixed together and dashed against the wall. Cf. pebble dash. 2. a crudely formed… …   Universalium

  • roughcast — noun plaster of lime, cement, and gravel, used on outside walls. adjective 1》 coated with roughcast. 2》 (of a person) lacking refinement. verb coat with roughcast …   English new terms dictionary

  • roughcast — n., adj., & v. n. plaster of lime and gravel, used on outside walls. adj. 1 (of a wall etc.) coated with roughcast. 2 (of a plan etc.) roughly formed, preliminary. v.tr. (past and past part. cast) 1 coat (a wall) with roughcast. 2 prepare (a plan …   Useful english dictionary

  • roughcast — I. transitive verb ( cast; casting) Date: circa 1501 1. to plaster (as a wall) with roughcast 2. to shape or form roughly II. noun Date: 1579 1. a rough model 2. a plaster of lime mixed with shells or pebbles used for covering buildings …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • roughcast — 1. noun a) A crude model. b) A rough surface finish, as of a plaster or stucco wall. Syn: pebbledash 2. verb a) To shape crudely. b) To apply a roughcast finish to a …   Wiktionary

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