gun·​ite | \ ˈgə-ˌnīt How to pronounce gunite (audio) \

Definition of gunite

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

Examples of gunite in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Superior suction allows for effective debris clean up, while its heavy-duty track system can traverse just about any pool surface type, including gunite, tile, vinyl, and fiberglass. Adria Greenhauff, Better Homes & Gardens, 13 May 2022 Before work could commence, 600 tons of gunite were poured to reinforce the foundation. Douglas C. Towne, The Arizona Republic, 21 Jan. 2022 Among the home’s features is a bedroom/workout room with French doors to the pool/patio area and a 16 x 32 oval shaped gunite pool. Tandra Smith |, al, 16 Nov. 2021 Natural pools can be made of a rubber membrane or gunite, and pool sides may be lined with river rock or special sand bags. Karen Bruno, WSJ, 23 June 2021 The house also comes with a games room, several recreation rooms while the outdoor grounds have a gunite pool, pond, tennis and basketball courts and separate guest house. Amy Dobson, Forbes, 6 Apr. 2021 Nestled at the base of the San Jacinto mountains, the home offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscape that can be spotted from inside the gorgeous gunite pool. Kelly Corbett, House Beautiful, 15 Dec. 2020 The home features sleek white curved walls made of steel and gunite, a material typically used for swimming pools. James Leggate, Fox News, 2 Oct. 2020 Service roads were elevated on either side of the banks, and the porous interiors of the canals were lined with gunite, a brew of sand, cement and water sprayed three inches thick onto a wire mesh. Longreads, 10 Aug. 2020 See More

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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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16 May 2022

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“Gunite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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