Definition for "Rusticating"

Rusticating - (Verb)

phonetic : /ˈrəstiˌkāt/ http://www.gstatic.com/dictionary/static/sounds/de/0/rusticate.mp3
1. Go to, live in, or spend time in the country
2. Fashion (masonry) in large blocks with sunk joints and a roughened surface
  • the stable block was built of rusticated stone
3. Suspend (a student) from a university as a punishment (used chiefly at Oxford and Cambridge)
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Rusticating - (General)

1. (rusticate) live in the country and lead a rustic life
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2. (rusticate) send down: suspend temporarily from college or university, in England
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3. (rustication) the condition naturally attaching to life in the country
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4. (rustication) the construction of masonry or brickwork in a rustic manner
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5. (Rustication (academia)) Rustication (temporary expulsion) is a term used at some British academic institutions for a disciplinary action. ...
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6. (Rustication (architecture)) In classical architecture rustication is an architectural feature that contrasts in texture with the smoothly finished, squared block masonry surfaces called ashlar, . ...
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7. (Rustication (UK military)) Rustication is a term used in the British military to describe the process of posting a person or relocating a unit from London (or a command HQ) to elsewhere in the country.
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8. (rusticate) (UK) To suspend or expel from a college or university; To construct in a manner so as to produce jagged or heavily textured surfaces; To compel to live in or to send to the countryside; to cause to become rustic; To go to reside in the country
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9. (Rusticate) to give a rustic appearance to masonry blocks by roughening their surface and beveling their edges so that the joints are indented.
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10. (Rusticate) v. To exile from Cambridge. Rare. Usually done for disciplinary reasons Literally means 'to send to the country'
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11. (rusticate) (v) - to send away, to dismiss; to make a rough surface
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12. (Rusticated [Finish]) A Briar Pipe can have a "Rusticated" finish, which is a deliberate roughing up of the oustide surface. This process produces a more sophisticated finish than Sandblasting because it is achieved through more tedious hand tooling.
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13. (Rusticated) A finishing technique in which the outside surface is decoratively roughed up.
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14. (Rusticated) Emphasized joints, recessed or beveled, which are cut or formed in stonework.
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15. (Rusticated) When the joints hetween stone or brick are emphasised by deep grooves or channels to convey the impression of strength or massiveness.
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16. (rusticated) a very serious suspension from school in which the pupil is not even offered the convenience of school work to carry on with at home. This would mean on return to the school the pupil would be further disadvantaged by having to catch up.
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17. (rustication) Worked ashlar stone, with faces left rough.
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18. (RUSTICATION) masonry cut in massive blocks, sometimes in a crude state to give a rich and bold texture to an exterior wall
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19. (rustication) the roughened finish, naturally or artificially created, on blocks of stone or masonry, and the deep engraving of the joints between the blocks; rustication is often used on the facade of the ground floor of a Palladian building.
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20. (rustication) chamfers or square sinkings around the face edges of individual stones to create shadows and to give an appearance of greater weight to the lower part of a building. When only the horizontal joints are sunk, the device is known as banded rustication.
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21. Rustication is stonework with roughened surfaces and recessed joints.
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22. (Rustication) Being sent down from Oxford for a specified period as a disciplinary measure. Not good. Don’t do it.
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23. (Rustication) Click to jump to another letter: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
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24. (Rustication) Discipline option in which student is barred from attending campus events other than class.
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25. (Rustication) Masonry made of rough stone whose outer surface is only roughly dresssed. Also known as en bosse
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