ashlar masonry

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English-Chinese construction dictionary (英汉建筑大词典). 2013.

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  • ashlar masonry — noun : masonry made of sawed, dressed, tooled, or quarry faced stone with proper bond …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ashlar — Inca wall at Machu Picchu, constructed in ashlar masonry Ashlar is prepared stone work (i.e., dressed, cut) of any type of stone. Masonry using such stones laid in parallel courses is known as ashlar masonry, whereas masonry using irregularly… …   Wikipedia

  • Masonry — This article refers to the building structure component; for the fraternal organization, see Freemasonry. A mason laying mortar on top of a finished course of blocks, prior to placing the next course. Masonry is the building of structures from… …   Wikipedia

  • ashlar-work — ashˈlar work noun Ashlar masonry • • • Main Entry: ↑ashlar …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ashlar — Ash lar, Ashler Ash ler, n. [OE. ascheler, achiler, OF. aiseler, fr. aiselle, dim. of ais plank, fr. L. axis, assis, plank, axle. See {Axle}.] 1. (Masonry) (a) Hewn or squared stone; also, masonry made of squared or hewn stone. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ashlar — or ashler [ash′lər] n. [ME assheler < OFr aisseler < aissele, shingle, dim. < ais, board < L assis, board, akin to asser, beam, plank] 1. a square cut building stone 2. a thin, dressed, square stone used for facing masonry walls 3.… …   English World dictionary

  • ashlar — /ash leuhr/, n. 1. Masonry. a. a squared building stone cut more or less true on all faces adjacent to those of other stones so as to permit very thin mortar joints. b. such stones collectively. c. masonry made of them. 2. Carpentry. a short stud …   Universalium

  • ashlar — n. 1 a large square cut stone used in building. 2 masonry made of ashlars. 3 such masonry used as a facing on a rough rubble or brick wall. Etymology: ME f. OF aisselier f. L axilla dimin. of axis board …   Useful english dictionary

  • ashlar — noun Etymology: Middle English asheler, from Anglo French aiseler, from Old French, traverse beam, from aissele, diminutive of ais plank, from Latin axis, alteration of assis Date: 14th century 1. hewn or squared stone; also …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ashlar line — a horizontal line, indicated at a building site with a taut string, that corresponds to the exterior surface plane of a masonry wall. * * * …   Universalium

  • ashlar — noun /ˈæʃlə/ a) A large square stone; masonry making use of such stone blocks. b) A hurling stone used in warfare …   Wiktionary

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