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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.]
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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
(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]
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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.
a. coarse meal or porridge.
b. grouts, groats.
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]
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Past participle: grouted
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|Noun||1.||grout - 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
|Verb||1.||grout - bind with grout; "grout the bathtub"|
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