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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.

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]

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]

mor·tar

(mōr'tăr)
Vessel with rounded interior in which substances may be crushed with a pestle.
[L. mortarium]
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M2 PRESSWIRE-August 28, 2019-: Masonry Mortar Market 2019 Global Trends, Market Share, Industry Size, Growth, Opportunities and Forecast to 2024
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An educational effort by Amerimix, the bagged product brand in Oldcastle Architectural's Echelon Masonry portfolio, encourages block and brick building professionals to "Ditch the Sand Pile" and embrace pre-blended mortar, which can be mixed 50 percent faster and provide economic and time advantages on the jobsite compared to field mixing.
Precision-guided mortars also reduce the logistical burden for troops, because Soldiers don't need to lug as many rounds to the fight.
Recently, studies focusing on modifying the electrical and heat conductivities of nano-cement mortars have been growing in number.
Lime mortars were generally more porous than cement, so they allowed moisture to evaporate through mortar rather than through brick or stone masonry.
SIALKOT -- The bomb disposal squad defused two high intensity mortar explosive shells in the far-off border village of Lehri-Zafarwal along the Shakargarh sector of the Sialkot Working Boundary on Sunday.