I. noun Etymology: Middle English, coarse meal, from Old English grūt; akin to Old English grēot grit Date: 1638 1. a. thin mortar used for filling spaces (as the joints in masonry); also any of various other materials (as a mixture of cement and water or chemicals that solidify) used for a similar purpose b. plaster 2. lees II. transitive verb Date: 1838 1. to fill up or finish with grout 2. to fix in place by means of grout <
grout a bolt into a wall
grouter noun

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  • grout — ► NOUN ▪ a mortar or paste for filling crevices, especially the gaps between wall or floor tiles. ► VERB ▪ fill in with grout. ORIGIN perhaps from GROUTS(Cf. ↑G) or related to French dialect grouter grout a wall …   English terms dictionary

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