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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.]

grout′er n.
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pl n
1. chiefly Brit sediment or grounds, as from making coffee
2. (Cookery) a variant of groats
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References in classic literature ?
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 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." Even the line of heroes is not utterly extinct.
Cidade, "Combined effect of superplasticizer, silica fume and temperature in the performance of natural hydraulic lime grouts," Construction & Building Materials, vol.
These abovementioned studies mainly concentrated on the grouting mechanism of the fractured rock, that is, the patterns of grout propagation through the rock cracks, diffusion radius of grouts in fractured rock, and grout flow through the fracture network within the rock mass which is similar to the flow of fluid (or gas) in fractured rock [10-12], but it is rare to find reports on how grouting improves the mechanical characteristics of fractured rock, much less than that of the crushed rock mass.
Ibragimov, "Soil stabilization with cement grouts,' Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, vol.
Concepts for construction of prefabricated bridge elements and systems frequently rely on field-cast grouts to complete the connections between discrete precast concrete elements.
Stille, "Computer-simulated flow of grouts in jointed rock," Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology incorporating Trenchless, vol.7, no.4, pp.441-446, 1992.
* Clean and remove existing grout There area lot of grouts available, so make sure you get the right one for your tiles.
The company BAL have a range of grouts to suit your needs.
David Magill, president, Avanti International, a chemical grout manufacturer headquartered in Webster, Texas, explained that when most chemical grouts are applied, they have about the same viscosity as water, but usually thicken, or gel, quickly.
I don't know of any other materials that can stop leaks in existing cracked concrete as permanently as chemical grouts," he added.