from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of grout.
- n. An application of grout.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The process of filling in or finishing with grout; also, the grout thus filled in.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In building: The process of filling in or finishing with grout.
- n. The grout thus filled in.
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It's something that can be done, what we call grouting, which you push like a cement kind of substance down the hole, it fills up and then you're done.
As I have observed elsewhere, a geologist of experience states that both the bricks and the locally-termed grouting, or mortar, are alike made from local material.
The project foresees the standardization of the bazaar's window frames in wood (they are currently made of a number of different materials), the renovation of store fronts, the cleaning of the bazaar's façade and the removal of the cement-mortar grouting, which is to be replaced with Khorasan mortar.
And although his distinctive voice is evident in a characteristic way with melodic hooks (he gets optimum mileage from his slowly oscillating opening idea) and the accompaniments and shimmering orchestral "grouting" are recognisably his - not least in those "wrong-note" displacements and slightly gawky rhythmic tics - so much of who he is musically is subsumed by who he is trying to be.
That operating room had blue ceramic tiles in large squares on the ceiling with white grouting.
Also beware that glass tiles will generally appear a bit darker after grouting them because light cannot get in through all 4 sides of the tile, only through the front.
Before grouting the cork tile a sealer must be applied.
When I spoke to him last, he was fixing the grouting in a pub in Christchurch.
When I got home Anne was leaving, and Carl had just finished grouting the shower.
This has been a strange – but also quietly triumphant ª week for Sky Sports News, the 24-hour news channel that spends its time urgently grouting and filling and papering over any chinks in the looming superstructure already bolted into place by the 24-hour coverage of Sky Sports 1, 2, 3 and 4.