gunite

noun
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 That entailed covering it in layers of rubber and polyurethane, and then spraying over that with a coat of gunite. Mark Lamster, Dallas News, "The epic tale of the House of the Century, the trippy Texas icon that defies polite description," 12 July 2019 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 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 That entailed covering it in layers of rubber and polyurethane, and then spraying over that with a coat of gunite. Mark Lamster, Dallas News, "The epic tale of the House of the Century, the trippy Texas icon that defies polite description," 12 July 2019 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

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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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“Gunite.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gunite. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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