Definition Of mortars

noun

a cup-shaped receptacle made of hard material, in which ingredients are crushed or ground, used especially in cooking or pharmacy.

a mortar and pestle

a mixture of lime with cement, sand, and water, used in building to bond bricks or stones.

The major components of construction, as we all know, are, cement, steel, timber, bricks, mortar , sand, etc.

a short, smoothbore gun for firing shells (technically called bombs) at high angles.

A spokesman for the Polish-led forces reportedly said the insurgents used a car bomb, mortars and machine guns.

attack or bombard with shells fired from a mortar.

In June 2004, the Post Exchange here was mortared , killing two Soldiers and wounding more than a dozen additional troops.

fix or join using mortar.

the pipe can be mortared in place


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Example Of mortars

  • a pestle and mortar

  • A spokesman for the Polish-led forces reportedly said the insurgents used a car bomb, mortars and machine guns.

  • After you are pleased with the results, you can mortar the stones into place on top of the liner as you would to install edging.

  • Clean ocean sand was added to the mortars to facilitate crushing.

  • Compared to brick and mortar , the pre-engineered buildings saved about $50,000 per building in labor costs.


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