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noun Building Trades.

the introduction of partitions of lath and plaster between the inner and outer surfaces of a stud wall in order to improve the insulating properties of the wall.
parging applied behind the exterior brickwork of a wall in order to exclude moisture and air from the interior of the wall.

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