gunite

noun
gun·ite | \ˈgə-ˌnīt \

Definition of gunite 

: a building material consisting of a mixture of cement, sand, and water that is sprayed onto a mold

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On the first floor, these windows and doors provide sweeping views of a covered stone patio overlooking the free-form gunite pool and hot tub with a waterfall, an imposing pergola, a fire pit, and a grill. Joan Walden, courant.com, "Property of the Week: 485 Deercliff Road, Avon," 20 Oct. 2017 There’s also a gunite pool and a deck that spans the length of the house, which is accessible from every ground-floor room. Fortune, "Got $21 Million? Bernie Madoff’s Former Long Island Mansion Is For Sale," 11 Apr. 2018 The three-story, shingle-style main house includes seven bedroom, six-and-a-half bathrooms, and the property also includes a Har-Tru tennis court, expansive gardens, and a heated gunite pool. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "Grey Gardens Sells for $15.5 Million," 20 Dec. 2017 The frame, provided by Bethlehem Steel, went up in just 40 hours and was covered in a thin shell of gunite (modern spray-on cement), shot from the nozzle of a hose. Coastmag, Orange County Register, "A House Divided," 3 Mar. 2017 The three-story, shingle-style main house includes seven bedroom, six-and-a-half bathrooms, and the property also includes a Har-Tru tennis court, expansive gardens, and a heated gunite pool. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "American Express Is Renting Grey Gardens for the Summer," 23 June 2017

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First Known Use of gunite

1914, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gunite

from Gunite, a trademark

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