Definition of Mortars
1. Noun. (plural of mortar) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of mortar) ¹
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Definition of Mortars
1. mortar [v] - See also: mortar
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Literary usage of Mortars
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Throughout other parts of North America there were many forms of mortars distinctly different from those in use in the region already indicated, ..."
2. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"§43) mentions the various kadi of stone selected for making mortars, ... Egyptian mortars. Una of two preserved in the Egyptian Collec- ** of the British ..."
3. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1864)
"The mortars were also engaged in their usual employment of shelling the city. As the day advanced, the sun grew excessively hot, and the firing from the ..."
4. Materials of Construction: Their Manufacture, Properties, and Uses by Adelbert Philo Mills (1915)
"Effect of Addition of Hydrated Lime to Cement and mortars. The addition of hydrated lime in small percentages to cement and mortars usually has a very ..."
5. A Treatise on Civil Engineering by Dennis Hart Mahan (1877)
"Hydraulic mortars set with more or less promptness, according to the ... Artificial hydraulic mortars, with an excess of lime, set more slowly than when the ..."
6. A Treatise on Concrete, Plain and Reinforced: Materials, Construction, and by Frederick Winslow Taylor, Sanford Eleazer Thompson, René Feret, William Barnard Fuller, Frank Pape McKibben, Spencer Baird Newberry (1916)
"These latter are the mortars that contain the voids of largest size. On the contrary, if a series of similar mortars are subjected to a continuous nitration ..."
7. Cements, Limes, and Plasters: Their Materials, Manufacture, and Properties by Edwin Clarence Eckel (1922)
"It may be accepted as proven that lime mortars harden by simple ... Strength of lime mortars.—Few recent determinations have been made on this point, ..."