Marbleizing
Marbleize Mar"ble*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Marbleized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Marbleizing}.] To stain or grain in imitation of marble; to cover with a surface resembling marble; as, to marbleize slate, wood, or iron. [1913 Webster]

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  • marbleizing — n. A texture like that of marble. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Marbleizing — or faux marbling is the preparation and finishing of a surface to imitate the appearance of polished marble. It is typically used in buildings where the cost or weight of genuine marble would be prohibitive. Faux marbling is a special case of… …   Wikipedia

  • marbleizing — marbleize (Amer.) v. cause to resemble marble, apply decorative material or color to give the appearance of marble (also marbleise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • marbleizing — noun a texture like that of marble (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑marbleization, ↑marbleisation, ↑marbleising • Derivationally related forms: ↑marbleize, ↑marbleise (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • marbleisation — noun a texture like that of marble • Syn: ↑marbleization, ↑marbleizing, ↑marbleising • Derivationally related forms: ↑marbleize (for: ↑marbleizing), ↑marbleise, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • marbleising — noun a texture like that of marble • Syn: ↑marbleization, ↑marbleisation, ↑marbleizing • Derivationally related forms: ↑marbleize (for: ↑marbleizing), ↑marbleise ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • marbleization — noun a texture like that of marble • Syn: ↑marbleisation, ↑marbleizing, ↑marbleising • Derivationally related forms: ↑marbleize (for: ↑marbleizing), ↑marbleise ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Marbleize — Mar ble*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Marbleized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Marbleizing}.] To stain or grain in imitation of marble; to cover with a surface resembling marble; as, to marbleize slate, wood, or iron. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Marbleized — Marbleize Mar ble*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Marbleized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Marbleizing}.] To stain or grain in imitation of marble; to cover with a surface resembling marble; as, to marbleize slate, wood, or iron. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Marbling — may refer to: The quality of a surface that has streaks of color, like marble. For example: Marbleizing, also called faux marbling, the art of painting walls or furniture to look like real marble. Paper marbling, a method of aqueous surface… …   Wikipedia

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