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Gunite

[guhn-ahyt] /ˈgʌn aɪt/
noun
1.
a mixture of cement, sand or crushed slag, and water, sprayed over reinforcement as a lightweight concrete construction.
Also, gunite.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; formerly trademark
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gunite

/ˈɡʌnˌaɪt/
noun
1.
(civil engineering) a cement-sand mortar that is sprayed onto formwork, walls, or rock by a compressed air ejector giving a very dense strong concrete layer: used to repair reinforced concrete, to line tunnel walls or mine airways, etc
Word Origin
C20: from gun + -ite1
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