- v. US Simple past tense and past participle of trowel.
GNU Webster's 1913
- Formed with a trowel; smoothed with a trowel.
“The entire house is rendered in hard-troweled, white stucco with sealed concrete floors throughout the ground level.”
“He pulled off a piece of the football-shaped baguette, troweled up some of the joint compound, and put it into his mouth.”
“And just in case those ironies aren't strong enough, a couple of music cues are troweled on: Helen Morgan singing "What Wouldn't I Do for That Man?" over shots of an ardent Braun, and Noël Coward singing "Don't Let's Be Beastly to the Germans" as the camera pulls up, Google Earth-like before its time, from an aerial photograph of Berlin that widens into a panorama of all of Europe.”
“Once the invert was poured, troweled smooth, and cured for two weeks under a spray of water, it was covered over with a layer of dirt to provide a roadway for trucks delivering concrete for the sidewalls.”
“Waking up in heat already torpid to the familiar sound of new concrete being troweled down onto old”
“Fortunately Lasker has the astute eye to set off a green squiggle nicely against a pink one, and, in "The Value of Pictures," the nimble hand to concoct a troweled yellow rectangle.”
“This stuff must have been troweled on, and her red lipstick.”
“A solid layer needed to be troweled off, which carved a necessary fifteen minutes from my potential “wandering the block” time.”
“The strength of the show was arguably its vigorous landscapes -- cliffs and ambiguous caverns in which troweled-on paint became an equivalent for rock itself -- while hunting scenes reinforced our sense of Courbet as a chest-beating Hemingway type.”
“Yesterday we saw the concrete dye-wash work of the guy who poured the great room floor and hand-troweled the expansion joints into it.”
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