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A concrete mixture that is sprayed from a special gun over steel reinforcements in light construction.

[Originally a trademark.]


(Civil Engineering) civil engineering a cement-sand mortar that is sprayed onto formwork, walls, or rock by a compressed air ejector giving a very dense strong concrete layer: used to repair reinforced concrete, to line tunnel walls or mine airways, etc
[C20: from gun + -ite1]


(ˈgʌn aɪt)

(sometimes l.c.) a mixture of cement, sand or crushed slag, and water, sprayed over reinforcement as a lightweight concrete construction.
[1910–15; formerly a trademark]
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Noun1.gunite - a mixture of cement and sand and water that is sprayed on a surface under pneumatic pressure
building material - material used for constructing buildings
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