Coping(redirected from defensive coping)
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A covering course on a wall.
Shaping stone or other nonmetallic substance with a grinding wheel.
Process of cutting and trimming the edges of stone slabs.
Process of cutting a stone slab into two pieces.
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A protective covering over the top course of a wall or parapet, either flat or sloping on the upper surface to throw off water. If it extends beyond the wall, it may be cut with a drip to protect the wall surface below.
A coping set on an inclined surface, as at a gable end.
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