ungrouted

grout

[grout]
noun
1.
a thin, coarse mortar poured into various narrow cavities, as masonry joints or rock fissures, to fill them and consolidate the adjoining objects into a solid mass.
2.
a coat of plaster for finishing a ceiling or interior wall.
3.
Usually, grouts. lees; grounds.
4.
Archaic.
a.
coarse meal or porridge.
b.
grouts, groats.
verb (used with object)
5.
to fill or consolidate with grout.
6.
to use as grout.

Origin:
before 1150; Middle English; Old English grūt; see grits, groats, grit

grouter, noun
ungrouted, adjective
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grout (ɡraʊt)
 
n
1.  a thin mortar for filling joints between tiles, masonry, etc
2.  a fine plaster used as a finishing coat
3.  coarse meal or porridge
 
vb
4.  (tr) to fill (joints) or finish (walls, etc) with grout
 
[Old English grūt; related to Old Frisian grēt sand, Middle High German grūz, Middle Dutch grūte coarse meal; see grit, groats]
 
'grouter
 
n

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grout
1587, "thin, fluid mortar," originally "coarse porridge," from O.E. gruta (pl.) "coarse meal," related to O.E. grytta (see grits).
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