artificial stone


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ar·ti·fi·cial stone

a specially calcined gypsum derivative similar to plaster of Paris, but stronger, because the grains are nonporous.

ar·ti·fi·cial stone

(ahr-ti-fishăl stōn, ahrti-fishăl stōn)
A specially calcined gypsum derivative similar to plaster of Paris but stronger because its grains are nonporous.
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The architectural fireworks in the sanctuary are enriched by decorative brickwork and elements in artificial stone, including brick 'lacework' over openings leading to side chapels to north and south.
IN RUINS Stephen Tuck rummages through the rubble of his Newbiggin firm after arsonists struck RUBBLE Firefighters in the aftermath of the blaze at Newbiggin Artificial Stone Company.
DAMAGE: Smoke pouring from the destroyed buildings at Newbiggin Artificial Stone Company REDUCED TO RUBBLE: Firefighters at what remains of the plant after the huge fire RUINS: Stephen Tuck wants to find those responsible for starting the fire
SCENE Firefighters tackle the blaze which ripped through Newbiggin Artificial Stone Company's base
AFTERMATH An arson task force member was on site at the Newbiggin Artificial Stone Company yesterday
Local materials have been used in the design of the homes, natural stone will be integrated with artificial stone in the construction of the properties and stone walling will form an attractive entrance to the site.
The Newbiggin Artificial Stone Company (NASCO) has been operating from the village's Links Quarry site for 25 years and currently employs 25 people.
Because of the value of the arts exhibits, this building had been constructed of stronger materials, including artificial stone. A giant illuminated fountain and 30,000 lamps brought the site alive at night.