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Saltos de línea: screed
Pronunciación: /skriːd

Definición de screed en inglés:


1A long speech or piece of writing, typically one regarded as tedious: her criticism appeared in the form of screeds in a local film magazine
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • There are other misimpressions created by your articles that necessitate a response, but I did not intend for this to become a screed against your writing.
  • I have written a tedious screed on the event that is best ignored entirely.
  • His writings varied from incoherent screeds to astute examinations of government hypocrisy.
2 [mass noun] A levelled layer of material (e.g. cement) applied to a floor or other surface.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The lift was inoperable, the walls had been left with barely an undercoat on them and there was bare screed on the floors.
  • While modest in its material composition - concrete, screed, plasterboard and glass - the building has been made with precision and consistency.
  • It is not the moisture in the slab or screed which is important, but the quantity of moisture leaving the slab and generating the vapour pressure.
2.1 [count noun] A strip of plaster or other material placed on a surface as a guide to thickness.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • These screeds will guide the straightedge (called a rod) that is used to level the surface in Step 7.
  • If you are building large slabs, could you survive without a laser screed or a power trowel?
  • We have seen truss screeds used to span 50-foot wide sections, but that is pushing things near their limit - unless flatness isn't an issue.


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Level (a floor or layer of concrete) with a straight edge using a back and forth motion while moving across the surface.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Once the floor is initially screeded, the first hand tool in the superflat process is the saw beam.
  • A profile pan located on the back edge of the grout box is equipped with a tamper bar that oscillates vertically to push aggregate below the profile pan as the concrete is screeded.
  • After placement, the panels are screeded with a straightedge or vibrating screed in preparation for finishing.


Middle English: probably a variant of the noun shred. The early sense was 'fragment cut from a main piece', then 'torn strip', whence (via the notion of a long roll or list) sense 1 of the noun.

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