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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
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David Mackowski of Quality Home Improvements switched from standard cement grout to epoxy grout two years ago to provide his customers with a low-maintenance material.
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On surface, a contractor is injecting a chemical and cement grout over a wide area of the old open pit to prevent any further mud or water inflow to the underground workings.