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Definitions of mortar:

part of speech: verb transitive

To plaster or secure with such building cement.

part of speech: noun

A vessel in which substances are pounded with an implement called a pestle, chiefly used in making medicines; a short cannon used for throwing shells high upward, so as to drop fromabove on to the object aimed at; abuilding cement of lime, sand, and water.

part of speech: noun

A strong vessel in which substances are bruised or pounded with a pestle; a short piece of ordnance of large bore, used for throwing bombs and shells.

part of speech: noun

A mixture of lime, sand, and water, used as a cement for building with stones or bricks.

part of speech: noun

A vessel in which substances are pounded with a pestle: a piece of ordnance, resembling a mortar, for throwing shells, etc.: a cement of lime, sand, and water.

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