HyperDic: mortar

English > 4 senses of the word mortar:
NOUNartifactmortar, howitzer, trench mortara muzzle-loading high-angle gun with a short barrel that fires shells at high elevations for a short range
substancemortarused as a bond in masonry or for covering a wall
artifactmortara bowl-shaped vessel in which substances can be ground and mixed with a pestle
VERBcontactmortarplaster with mortar
mortar > pronunciation
Soundsmao'rter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > mortar: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA muzzle-loading high-angle gun with a short barrel that fires shells at high elevations for a short range.
Synonymshowitzer, trench mortar
Broaderhigh-angle gunA cannon that can be fired at a high elevation for relatively short ranges
Spanishlanzabombas, mortero, obus, obús
Catalancanó obús, llançabombes, morter, obús
English > mortar: 4 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningUsed as a bond in masonry or for covering a wall.
Broaderbuilding materialmaterial used for constructing buildings
SubstancescementA building material that is a powder made of a mixture of calcined limestone and clay
Spanishargamasa, mortero
Catalanargamassa, morter
Verbsmortarplaster with mortar
English > mortar: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA bowl-shaped vessel in which substances can be ground and mixed with a pestle.
BroadervesselAn object used as a container (especially for liquids / liquids)
Spanishmortero
Catalanmorter
English > mortar: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningplaster with mortar.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"mortar the wall"
CategorymasonryThe craft of a mason
Broaderplaster, daubcoat with plaster
Spanishargamasar
Nounsmortarused as a bond in masonry or for covering a wall

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