Sentence Examples


  • The stones were laid without mortar, and many of them are still in situ.
  • In preparing the rice for use it is pounded in a wooden mortar to remove the husk, this work being almost always done by the women.
  • The term mortar, though not used Mortars.
  • Beyond destroying the brick-and-mortar remains of feudalism, he did nothing for the people.
  • Subsequent hardening of the mortar is caused by the gradual absorption of carbonic acid from the air by the lime, a skin of carbonate of lime being formed; but the action is superficial.