Gunite

Gunite

[guhn-ahyt]
noun
a mixture of cement, sand or crushed slag, and water, sprayed over reinforcement as a lightweight concrete construction.
Also, gunite.


Origin:
1910–15; formerly trademark

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gunite (ˈɡʌnˌaɪt)
 
n
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
 
[C20: from gun + -ite1]

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