Definition of walling in English:

walling

noun

mass noun
  • 1A length of wall.

    ‘the castle's high perimeter walling’
    • ‘But he said there was concern about the new buildings, walling, access and repercussions on the Unitary Development Plan.’
    1. 1.1 The material from which a wall is built.
      ‘granite walling’
      • ‘The drawings included drawing 24G showing standard curtain walling, a reconstituted slate roof and at ground floor level the columns in place of the fins, to which we have already referred.’
      • ‘Initially the main focus will be on crafts such as bricklaying, but heritage skills such as stone masonry, drystone walling, lime mortar and other specialist plastic finishes will also be offered.’
      • ‘The volunteers include people from a wide range of ages and backgrounds keen to learn new skills in dry-stone walling, footpath construction and habitat management.’
      • ‘The works will include restoration of dry-stone walling; tree planting; building of stiles; regeneration of woodland and turning a disused quarry into an amenity area.’
      • ‘Rectangular in plan, 4.47 m. long by 1.82 m wide, it is constructed in the usual fashion with vertical slabs infilled with dry-stone walling.’
      • ‘Our homes are built from many different industrial minerals, including not only natural stone but also clays for bricks and tiles, slates for roofs, limestone for cement, silica sands for glass, and gypsum for plasterboard for walling.’
      • ‘Gropius's building which now looks not unlike every other modern office building was the first - there was nothing else quite like it at the time. It pioneered the use of glass curtain walling, prefabrication, steel framing.’
      • ‘The majority of the rear elevation is curtain walling, and access to the remaining side elevation was not possible at the time of my visit, although viewing from a distance the finish matched that of the front elevation.’
      • ‘The re-cladding uses a mixture of coated aluminium panels, glazing and curtain walling to break up the mass of the building.’
      • ‘The building will feature reconstituted stone and quality solar glazing as well as curtain walling.’
      • ‘It is finished in white render contrasted with black curtain walling, and with a roof-high atrium in the reception area.’
      • ‘Shown will be the full range of Sheerframe windows, curtain walling and the new conservatory roof system.’
      • ‘Structural glazing, curtain walling with composite aluminium panels, polished vitrified flooring, mirror polished granite, imported wooden panels and acrylic emulsion paints will be used.’
  • 2The action of building a wall.

    ‘I did offer to do a bit of walling for them’
    • ‘A Taylor Woodrow spokesman said: ‘Work on the external curtain walling is currently being completed.’’
    • ‘The huge machines plowed away the ridge and symmetrized all the fields as systematically as possible, not making too bad a job of it actually, using minimal concrete and walling with in situ stones where possible.’
    • ‘We constructed the new walling in the same way with similar colours.’
    • ‘And next year, with the advent of the Single Farm Payment, he'll be scaling back his sheep operation a bit more, liberating yet more hours for walling.’
    • ‘In September, perimeter walling and fencing, valued at R20m, along the various zones will be completed.’

Pronunciation

walling

/ˈwɔːlɪŋ/