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grout

noun \ ˈgrau̇t \
Updated on: 24 Nov 2017

Definition of grout

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

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Origin and Etymology of grout

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


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grout

verb

Definition of grout

transitive verb
1 : to fill up or finish with grout
2 : to fix in place by means of grout
  • grout a bolt into a wall

grouter

noun

Examples of grout in a Sentence

  1. I need to grout the bathroom tiles.

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First Known Use of grout

1838


GROUT Defined for English Language Learners

grout

noun

Definition of grout for English Language Learners

  • : material used for filling spaces or cracks between tiles


grout

verb

Definition of grout for English Language Learners

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



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