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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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"
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Translations
spáraspárovat
enduit de jointementjointoyer
groutvoegenvoegmortelvoegspecie
bunnfallgrøppgryninjiseringsmørtelsementvelling

grout

[graʊt]
A. Nlechada f
B. VTenlechar
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grout

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

vt tilesverfugen, verkitten; bricksmit Mörtel ausgießen
nVergussmaterial nt, → Fugenkitt m; (for bricks) → Mörtel m
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Uniaxial compression on the grouted cylindrical specimen is probably the most widely performed test on soil used to study the effect of grouting parameters such as soil character, grout slurry, and grouting pressure on soil grouting effect.
Several compressive static load tests of base grouted piles have been conducted.
QI TILED and grouted our kitchen but the grout has dried with small pin holes in it.
I tiled and grouted our kitchen and the dried grouting has small pin prick holes in it around most of the tiles.
These figures demonstrate that initial rock and grouting quality strongly influence the growth rate of shear strength parameters for grouted broken rock mass.
When combined with its operational advantages, these properties have the potential to provide significant reductions in grouting time cost optimization for the foundations installation, whilst ensuring the durability of the grouted connection.
The fracture has been blocked by the cement particles if (11) is satisfied; this demonstrates that the fracture cannot be grouted.
The company has grouted the foundations for over 700 structures around the world, and as these structures have aged, FoundOcean has repaired, rehabilitated and extended the life of many of the assets to ensure they continue to operate safely and effectively.
* Once you've grouted, it's tricky to know when to wipe off the excess grout.
Inside corners that are grouted will always crack over time.
One Step Grout Sealer allows grout moisture to evaporate as the grout cures, so it can be applied one day after tile has been grouted. As an impregnating sealer, it protects new grout by forming a breathable seal below the surface with non-stick characteristics similar to Teflon[TM].