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grout

 (grout)
n.
1.
a. A thin mortar used to fill cracks and crevices in masonry.
b. A thin plaster for finishing walls and ceilings.
2. often grouts Chiefly British Sediment; lees.
tr.v. grout·ed, grout·ing, grouts
To fill or finish with a thin mortar or plaster.

[Middle English, grain used for making malt, mud, from Old English grūt, coarse meal.]

grout′er n.

grout

(ɡraʊt)
n
1. (Building) a thin mortar for filling joints between tiles, masonry, etc
2. (Building) a fine plaster used as a finishing coat
3. (Cookery) coarse meal or porridge
vb
(Building) (tr) to fill (joints) or finish (walls, etc) with grout
[Old English grūt; related to Old Frisian grēt sand, Middle High German grūz, Middle Dutch grūte coarse meal; see grit, groats]
ˈgrouter n

grout

(graʊt)

n.
1. a thin, coarse mortar poured into narrow cavities, as masonry joints or rock fissures, to fill them and consolidate the adjoining objects into a solid mass.
2. a coat of plaster for finishing a ceiling or interior wall.
3. Usu., grouts. lees; grounds.
4. Archaic.
a. coarse meal or porridge.
b. grouts, groats.
v.t.
5. to fill or consolidate with grout.
6. to use as grout.
[before 1150; Middle English; Old English grūt, c. Middle Dutch grūte, Middle High German grūz; akin to grit]
grout′er, n.

grout


Past participle: grouted
Gerund: grouting

Imperative
grout
grout
Present
I grout
you grout
he/she/it grouts
we grout
you grout
they grout
Preterite
I grouted
you grouted
he/she/it grouted
we grouted
you grouted
they grouted
Present Continuous
I am grouting
you are grouting
he/she/it is grouting
we are grouting
you are grouting
they are grouting
Present Perfect
I have grouted
you have grouted
he/she/it has grouted
we have grouted
you have grouted
they have grouted
Past Continuous
I was grouting
you were grouting
he/she/it was grouting
we were grouting
you were grouting
they were grouting
Past Perfect
I had grouted
you had grouted
he/she/it had grouted
we had grouted
you had grouted
they had grouted
Future
I will grout
you will grout
he/she/it will grout
we will grout
you will grout
they will grout
Future Perfect
I will have grouted
you will have grouted
he/she/it will have grouted
we will have grouted
you will have grouted
they will have grouted
Future Continuous
I will be grouting
you will be grouting
he/she/it will be grouting
we will be grouting
you will be grouting
they will be grouting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been grouting
you have been grouting
he/she/it has been grouting
we have been grouting
you have been grouting
they have been grouting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been grouting
you will have been grouting
he/she/it will have been grouting
we will have been grouting
you will have been grouting
they will have been grouting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been grouting
you had been grouting
he/she/it had been grouting
we had been grouting
you had been grouting
they had been grouting
Conditional
I would grout
you would grout
he/she/it would grout
we would grout
you would grout
they would grout
Past Conditional
I would have grouted
you would have grouted
he/she/it would have grouted
we would have grouted
you would have grouted
they would have grouted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grout - a thin mortar that can be poured and used to fill cracks in masonry or brickworkgrout - a thin mortar that can be poured and used to fill cracks in masonry or brickwork
plaster - a mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings
Verb1.grout - bind with grout; "grout the bathtub"
fasten, fix, secure - cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"
Translations
spáraspárovat
enduit de jointementjointoyer
groutvoegenvoegmortelvoegspecie
bunnfallgrøppgryninjiseringsmørtelsementvelling

grout

[graʊt]
A. Nlechada f
B. VTenlechar

grout

[ˈgraʊt]
n (for tiling)coulis f (pour jointoyage)
vt [+ tiles] → jointoyer

grout

vt tilesverfugen, verkitten; bricksmit Mörtel ausgießen
nVergussmaterial nt, → Fugenkitt m; (for bricks) → Mörtel m
References in classic literature ?
The epitaph of Sir Jenkin Grout is not wholly unintelligible to the present age: "Here lies Sir Jenkin Grout, who loved his friend and persuaded his enemy: what his mouth ate, his hand paid for: what his servants robbed, he restored: if a woman gave him pleasure, he supported her in pain: he never forgot his children; and whoso touched his finger, drew after it his whole body.
There was not one straight floor from the foundation to the roof; the ceilings were so fantastically clouded by smoke and dust, that old women might have told fortunes in them better than in grouts of tea; the dead-cold hearths showed no traces of having ever been warmed but in heaps of soot that had tumbled down the chimneys, and eddied about in little dusky whirlwinds when the doors were opened.
The new Wide Joint Grout also has a built-in admixture that makes it suitable for use in areas where increased flexibility and enhanced durability are required.
The CO seeks to escape through any aperture available, which means it usually exits through cracks in the coil grout as well as around the top and bottom ends of the coil.
Here's a quick and inexpensive way to add a handsome side table to your patio: Top a large flowerpot, chimney flue tile, or ready-made metal table base with a 2-foot-square cast from a cementlike material called nonshrink grout.
MWM Instrumentation and New Equipment) Limited of Lively is now manufacturing and marketing a grout pump for hardrock mining.
The Only Franchise to Offer Tile, Grout, Wood and Stone Restoration to Double in Size
Scrape out the white grout and re-grout with a dark grey.
A sneaky trick is to completely dry the tiles and grout then rub the grout with dry steel wool.
QSINCE I had my kitchen floor tiled last year, the grout has slowly deteriorated.
Since then, the grout has slowly deteriorated and now the only thing I can use to clean it is a high pressure steamer.