How to Pronounce ashlar?

Correct pronunciation for the word "ashlar" is [ˈaʃlə], [ˈaʃlə], [ˈa_ʃ_l_ə].

"Ashlar" in context

Ashlar is a type of building material used to make building walls, often seen in pre-modern times with cobblestone roads. It consists of square or rectangular stones that are cut to a consistent size and shape and laid in even courses. The surfaces of ashlar stones are often finely dressed, mainly to produce a smooth and consistent finish for walls or other structures. Ashlar was widely used in the construction of Roman era buildings and monuments and is still used in many parts of the world today in more modern structures.

The strength and durability of ashlar has been known for centuries and its beauty often appreciated.


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