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mortar

 [mor´ter]
a vessel with a rounded internal surface, used with a pestle, for reducing a solid to a powder or producing a homogeneous mixture of solids.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mor·tar

(mōr'tăr),
A vessel with rounded interior in which crude drugs and other substances are crushed or bruised by means of a pestle.
[L. mortarium]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

mor·tar

(mōr'tăr)
A vessel with a rounded interior in which crude drugs and other substances are crushed or bruised by means of a pestle.
[L. mortarium]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

mor·tar

(mōr'tăr)
Vessel with rounded interior in which substances may be crushed with a pestle.
[L. mortarium]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The water absorption of mortar mixes is shown in Figures 5-7 in the presence of cosurfactant, copolymer latexes with PVA and POE, respectively, at different curing times.
CaO Si[O.sub.2] [Al.sub.2] [Fe.sub.2] MgO [O.sub.3] [O.sub.3] OPC 64.7 20.70 4.60 3.00 1.00 GGBS 41.20 34.20 11.70 1.43 8.81 [Na.sub.2]O [k.sub.2]O [Mn.sub.2] [Ti.sub.2] [O.sub.3] [O.sub.3] OPC 0.13 0.65 -- -- GGBS 0.29 0.31 0.30 0.58 S[O.sub.3] OPC 3.00 GGBS -- Table 2: Mortar mix proportion for the experimental works.
8 As the mortar mix is not too wet, this allows you to brush away any excess mortar without the worry of creating stains on the face of the slab.
Tackle larger cracks by raking them out so their bottom is wider than the width at the surface, then filling them with mortar mix and smoothing over.
After patching various holes in the walls with a standard lime mortar mix (3:1 sharp sand: lime), we are now ready to think about exterior decoration.
Fill the gaps between the slabs with a dry mortar mix. Remove any surplus material from the surface of the paving, then sprinkle the area with a very fine spray of water to set the mortar.
Fill cores to 1/2" of top with mortar mix. Stack the 2 x 4s atop their matching insulation boards.
4 Use a trowel to spread the dry mortar mix evenly in the hole, leaving the surface of the mix around 30mm from the surface.
Point up the gaps with a semi-dry mortar mix of 4:1 Builders sand and cement.
Approximately 80% of existing walls were repointed using a lime mortar mix which matched the mix taken from various parts of the original building and analysed.
Then finish off the area by pointing between the slabs with a stiff mortar mix (1:3 or 1:4 cement:sand) to create a neat look and prevent weeds growing in the cracks.