placard


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parge coat, pargeting, pargework

1. Elaborate plasterwork; especially an ornamental facing for plaster walls decorated with figures in low relief.
2. The interior lining of a chimney flue used to improve its fire protection and to provide a smooth surface.
3. A coat of cement mortar on the face of rough masonry construction.

placard

A notice placed in aircraft in plain sight of the appropriate aircrew that gives information, usually regarding aircraft operation. Normally, this information relates to aircraft limitations and maintenance specifications. The figures on these placards are referred to as placard values.
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The factory-bells had need to ring their loudest that morning to disperse the groups of workers who stood in the tardy daybreak, collected round the placards, devouring them with eager eyes.
What I suffered from that placard, nobody can imagine.
Peggotty's, or of travelling outside the stage-coach, or of dining again with my unfortunate friend the waiter, and in all these circumstances making people scream and stare, by the unhappy disclosure that I had nothing on but my little night-shirt, and that placard.
The office looked just the same as when he had left it last, and, indeed, with one or two exceptions, there seemed to be the very same placards in the window that he had seen before.
About midday they became aware of the first of the evening-paper placards shouting to them across the street:--
The advice-giver took himself off, and they continued their stroll; but so great was the press of the boys and people to read the placard, that Don Antonio was forced to remove it as if he were taking off something else.
This must have been the earliest edition, for there were other placards bearing the legend, "Is It the End?
Another placard read, "All parents should be aware that when they mock or curse queer people, they may be mocking their own child.
Violations include intentionally removing the posted yellow Conditional Pass placard from their facility and re-posting a green Pass placard, and non-compliance with food safety requirements during routine and follow-up inspections.
A still unidentified man was found dead, with a placard suggesting that he was a drug addict and a thief, in Balete town in Batangas province on early morning Tuesday.
Nadeem had raised a placard at the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's rally at Kot Momin on Jan 6 to seek his attention for justice as police had not registered a case into the incident.
Darlene Bradley, 60, was arrested by the Polk County sheriff's office Tuesday and was charged with criminal use of a deceased person's identification, possession of an altered or counterfeit decal and unlawful use of a handicapped placard.