Significado de “mortar” - Diccionario inglés

mortar en inglés británico

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mortarnoun

uk /ˈmɔː.tər/ us /ˈmɔːr.tɚ/

mortar noun (MIXTURE)

[ U ] a mixture of sand, water, and cement or lime that is used to fix bricks or stones to each other when building walls

mortar noun (GUN)

[ C ] a large gun with a short, wide barrel (= a part shaped like a tube) that fires bombs or other explosives very high into the air, or an explosive device shot from such a gun

mortar noun (BOWL)

[ C ] a hard, strong bowl in which substances are crushed into a powder by hitting or rubbing them with a pestle (= heavy tool):

Use a pestle and mortar to crush the spices.

(Definición de mortar de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

mortar en inglés americano

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mortarnoun

us /ˈmɔrt·tər/

mortar noun (MIXTURE)

[ U ] a mixture of sand, water, and cement or lime that is used to join bricks or stones to each other when building walls

mortar noun (GUN)

[ C ] a gun with a short, wide barrel (= part shaped like a tube) that can fire bombs high in the air

(Definición de mortar de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)