Definition of Grout

1. Noun. A thin mortar that can be poured and used to fill cracks in masonry or brickwork.

Generic synonyms: Plaster



2. Verb. Bind with grout. "Grout the bathtub"
Generic synonyms: Fasten, Fix, Secure

Definition of Grout

1. n. Coarse meal; ground malt;

2. v. t. To fill up or finish with grout, as the joints between stones.

Definition of Grout

1. Noun. (rare) Coarse meal; groats. ¹

2. Noun. (''typically used in the plural'') Dregs, sediment. ¹

3. Noun. (''masonry'') Mortar used to fill the gaps between tiles. ¹

4. Noun. a thin plaster used when finishing walls and ceilings ¹

5. Noun. a mixture of cement, sand, and water used to fill cracks and cavities in masonry. ¹

6. Verb. To insert mortar between tiles. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Grout

1. to fill with a thin mortar [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Grout

groupwork
groupworker
groupworkers
groupy
grouse
grouse-berry
grouse whortleberry
grouseberry
groused
grouselike
grouser
grousers
grouses
grousest
grousing
grout (current term)
grouted
grouter
grouters
groutier
groutiest
grouting
groutings
groutite
groutlike
grouts
grouty
grove
grove snail
groved

Literary usage of Grout

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"Made with or consisting of grout.— grout wall, a foundation or cellar-wall formed of concrete and small stones, usually between two boards set on edge, ..."

2. Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1865)
"NATHAN grout, Administrator, Plaintiff in Error, versus ENOCH CHAMBERLIN. An administrator de bonis rton cum testamento annexo cannot maintain a wnt of ..."

3. Waterproofing Engineering for Engineers, Architects, Builders, Roofers and by Joseph Ross (1919)
"Application of grout for Waterproofing. To secure good results from the grouting process, great care must be exercised in conducting the work. ..."

4. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1858)
"LEWIS grout ON POLYGAMY. Tracts of Bishop Colenso and an American Missionary (Rev. Lewis grout) on the Treatment of Polygamy in Converts from Heathenism. ..."

5. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1915)
"The Injection of Cement grout into Water-Bearing Fissures BY FRANCIS DONALDSON ... Since the shaft was partly full of water it was necessary to drill grout ..."

6. History of Eastern Vermont: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Close of the by Benjamin Homer Hall (1858)
"On the 5th of June following, Elijah grout, a younger brother, ... grout next appeared at Chester, of which place he was a resident in February, 1770. ..."

7. Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1862)
"THIS was an appeal by the heirs of John grout, from a decree of the judge of probate of ... Jonathan grout, the testator, died on the 9th of September 1807, ..."

8. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"Analysis by FF grout. Average of four analyses with uniformly low summation. 11. ... 12. Chlorite from the same rock as No. 11. Analysis by FF grout. 13. ..."

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