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grout

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noun \ˈgrau̇t\

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 and Etymology 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

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>

grouter

noun

Examples of grout in a sentence

  1. I need to grout the bathroom tiles.

1838

First Known Use of grout

1838


GROUT Defined for English Language Learners

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grout

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noun \ˈgrau̇t\

Definition of grout for English Language Learners

  • : material used for filling spaces or cracks between tiles


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grout

verb

Definition of grout for English Language Learners

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


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