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Grout vs. Mortar

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Groutnoun

A thin mortar used to fill the gaps between tiles and cavities in masonry.

Mortarnoun

(uncountable) A mixture of lime or cement, sand and water used for bonding building blocks.

Groutnoun

Coarse meal; groats.

Mortarnoun

A muzzle-loading, indirect fire weapon with a tube length of 10 to 20 calibers and designed to lob shells at very steep trajectories.

Groutnoun

(typically used in the plural) Dregs, sediment.

Mortarnoun

(countable) A hollow vessel used to pound, crush, rub, grind or mix ingredients with a pestle.

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Groutnoun

A kind of beer or ale.

Mortarverb

(transitive) To use mortar or plaster to join two things together.

Groutverb

To insert mortar between tiles.

‘I spent the whole afternoon grouting the kitchen floor.’;

Mortarverb

(transitive) To pound in a mortar.

Groutnoun

Coarse meal; ground malt;

Mortarverb

To fire a mortar (weapon).

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Groutnoun

Formerly, a kind of beer or ale.

Mortarnoun

A strong vessel, commonly in form of an inverted bell, in which substances are pounded or rubbed with a pestle.

Groutnoun

Lees; dregs; grounds.

Mortarnoun

A short piece of ordnance, used for throwing bombs, carcasses, shells, etc., at high angles of elevation, as 45°, and even higher; - so named from its resemblance in shape to the utensil above described.

Groutnoun

A thin, coarse mortar, used for pouring into the joints of masonry and brickwork; also, a finer material, used in finishing the best ceilings.

Mortarnoun

A building material made by mixing lime, cement, or plaster of Paris, with sand, water, and sometimes other materials; - used in masonry for joining stones, bricks, etc., also for plastering, and in other ways.

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Groutverb

To fill up or finish with grout, as the joints between stones.

Mortarnoun

A chamber lamp or light.

Groutnoun

a thin mortar that can be poured and used to fill cracks in masonry or brickwork

Mortarverb

To plaster or make fast with mortar.

Groutverb

bind with grout;

‘grout the bathtub’;

Mortarnoun

a muzzle-loading high-angle gun with a short barrel that fires shells at high elevations for a short range

Grout

Grout is a dense fluid which is used to fill gaps or used as reinforcement in existing structures. Grout is generally a mixture of water, cement, and sand and is employed in pressure grouting, embedding rebar in masonry walls, connecting sections of pre-cast concrete, filling voids, and sealing joints such as those between tiles.

Mortarnoun

used as a bond in masonry or for covering a wall

Mortarnoun

a bowl-shaped vessel in which substances can be ground and mixed with a pestle

Mortarverb

plaster with mortar;

‘mortar the wall’;

Mortarnoun

a short smooth-bore gun for firing shells (technically called bombs) at high angles

‘mortars and machine guns’; ‘nine civilians died in a horrific mortar attack’;

Mortarnoun

a device used for firing a lifeline or firework.

Mortarnoun

a cup-shaped receptacle in which ingredients are crushed or ground, used in cooking or pharmacy

‘a pestle and mortar’;

Mortarnoun

a mixture of lime with cement, sand, and water, used in building to bond bricks or stones.

Mortarverb

attack or bombard with a mortar

‘at first light the mortaring and sniping started’; ‘the Commando positions were being heavily mortared’;

Mortarverb

fix or join using mortar

‘the pipe can be mortared in place’;

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