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grout

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noun \ˈgrau̇t\

Simple Definition of grout

  • : material used for filling spaces or cracks between tiles

Full Definition of grout

  1. 1 a :  thin mortar used for filling spaces (as the joints in masonry); also :  any of various other materials (as a mixture of cement and water or chemicals that solidify) used for a similar purpose b :  plaster

  2. 2 :  lees

Origin of grout

Middle English, coarse meal, from Old English grūt; akin to Old English grēot grit


First Known Use: 1638


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grout

verb

Simple Definition of grout

  • : to fill the cracks in (something) with grout

Full Definition of grout

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to fill up or finish with grout

  3. 2 :  to fix in place by means of grout <grout a bolt into a wall>

grout·er noun

Examples of grout

  1. I need to grout the bathroom tiles.



1838

First Known Use of grout

1838


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