Meaning of grout

grout

Pronunciation: (grout), [key]
— n.
  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,lees; grounds.
    1. coarse meal or porridge.
    2. grouts,groats.
—v.t.
  1. to fill or consolidate with grout.
  2. to use as grout.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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