spatter dash

spatter dash

[′spad·ər ‚dash]
(civil engineering)
A finish put on stucco by dashing a mortar and sand mixture against it.
Paint spattered on a different-colored ground coat.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

spatter dash

1. A wet mixture of cement and sand, thrown on a smooth surface; when hard it provides a key for a plaster coat.
2. A finish produced by throwing a wet mixture of cement and sand on fresh mortar.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.