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cast stone[′kast ‚stōn]
Building stone molded from concrete so that it resembles natural stone.
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A mixture of fine stone chips and Portland cement in a matrix. Once cast, it may be ground, polished or otherwise treated to simulate natural stone.
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A mixture of stone chips or fragments, usually embedded in a matrix of mortar, cement, or plaster; the surface may be ground, polished, molded, or otherwise treated to simulate stone; variously called art marble, artificial marble, cast stone, marezzo, patent stone, and reconstructed stone.
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