mortar bed

noun

Definition of mortar bed

1 : a shallow box or receptacle in which mortar is mixed
2 : a layer of sand or gravel cemented by calcium carbonate and resembling hardened mortar

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“Mortar bed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mortar%20bed. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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