dimension stone


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Related to dimension stone: gypsum

dimension stone

[də′men·chən ‚stōn]
(materials)
Large, sound, relatively flawless blocks of stone used as building stone, monumental stone, paving stone, curbing, and flagging.

dimension stone

Stone that is selected, trimmed, or cut to desired shapes and/or sizes for such uses as building stone, markers, paving blocks, flagging, or curbing.
References in periodicals archive ?
The "Dimension Stone Mining Global Market Report 2019" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
At its peak of production, as many as six companies, cutting and polishing dimension stone, operated along the banks of the Magaguadavic River (Martin 2013).
Turk, "Block quality designation for dimension stone," in Proceedings of the 66th Geolagical Congress of Turkey METU, vol.
Supreme Consolidation is registered to mine base and rare metals, dimension stone, industrial minerals, precious metals, precious stones and semiprecious stones.
Knife River recycles or reuses recycled asphalt pavement, pre-consumer asphalt shingles, refined fuel oil, demolition concrete, returned concrete at ready-mix plants, fly ash, slag, silica fume and other cement-replacement materials, and dimension stone reject material.
The Late Silurian Eramosa Formation on the Bruce Peninsula, a significant source of building and dimension stone for the construction industry, is also the subject of much scholarly interest for its extraordinarily well preserved fossils.
ASTM standards and technical material for dimension stone.
The ratings reflect the company's strong financial risk profile, marked by comfortable gearing and healthy debt protection measures, moderate operating efficiency, and the benefits that it derives from its management's experience in the dimension stone industry.
Dimension stone is a natural rock that satisfied given quantitative requirements and is hence quarried and processed into definite shape and sizes (Luodes et al, 2000).
Slate is used for dimension stone or crushed for landscaping, walkways or indoor tiles as a light-weight aggregate.
Cut stone: Also called dimension stone or wall stone, includes stone cut to size at the quarry, split faced if required, and polished or finished to different specifications.