gut·​ter·​ing | \ ˈgə-tər-iŋ How to pronounce guttering (audio) \

Definition of guttering

1 : material for gutters

Examples of guttering in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some of the main building’s windows are cracked; the guttering is broken. The Economist, "Separate and unequalAn ingenious bid to force improvements in Mississippi schools," 13 July 2017

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First Known Use of guttering

1703, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Guttering.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 19 January 2020.

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to insert between existing elements

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