natural stone

natural stone

A stone that has been quarried and cut, but not crushed into chips or reconstituted into cast stone. See also: Stone

natural stone

True stone, as distinguished from imitations. The term is a redundancy, as stone is, by definition, natural in its occurrence.
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They lay mingled with other natural stones, some of which bore the marks of having been burned by Indian fires, and some by the sun, and also bits of pottery and glass brought hither by the recent cultivators of the soil.
Contract notice: Ernst ludwig school - sports hall; natural stone works
Have you ever wondered what to do with those odd pieces of granite or natural stone left over from a project or by suppliers?
The most popular stone these days is quartzite, which is a natural stone.
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CHICAGO -- International Home and Housewares Show; Booth N6450 -- Household scrubbing pads are like sandpaper with varying grades and grits, and most are too abrasive for natural stone surfaces, leaving scratches that require costly repair.
Maintaining the integrity of natural stone is critical, though, requiring proper care and maintenance to preserve and protect durability, shine and luster.
Thanks to advances in ceramic tile manufacturing, it's now possible to perfectly replicate the look and feel of natural stone using the latest technology.
The new Tier panelling system is a real stone panel, which is specifically designed to create a distinctive and natural stone finish wherever it's used.
Summary: A prominent environmentalist is warning against road construction works near the Faqra natural stone bridge in Kesrouan.
Besides modern quarrying development, PASDEC is striving hard to explore new global market so that the marble, granite and natural stone export quantum can be enhanced, Khan said on the occasion of 7th Build Asia 2011 exhibition at Expo Karachi.