A mortar or paste for filling crevices, especially the gaps between wall or floor tiles.
- Wall and floor tile grout must be sealed to prevent damage from moisture and graffiti.
- Tile grout is neither waterproof nor stainproof, so it usually must be sealed.
- Tiles, grout, thinset, cement board, tools and complete installation instructions are available at most home centers and other retailers of tile supplies.
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Fill in with grout: the gaps are grouted afterward
More example sentences
- He installed it all in one day and grouted it the next.
- They are incorrectly grouted, there are gaps and a lot of joints filled with tile adhesive.
- I'm hoping that by the time I get home, the office tile has been grouted, dried and the furniture put in place.
Mid 17th century: perhaps from obsolete grout 'sediment', (plural) 'dregs', or related to French dialect grouter 'grout a wall'.
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