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noun as in porridge

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Handheld grout scrubbers are great for getting into tiny spaces up close and personal.

Scrubbing out the grout between your tiles and shining your floor requires different heads as well as power output.

The 25-foot power cord makes it easy to move around, and it can be used everywhere from your grout to the inside of your oven.

Even the best laid grout eventually needs a good scrubbing—whether for maintenance or deep cleaning—especially in rooms like kitchens and bathrooms, which can get messy quickly.

For punishing grout grimeThere’s definitely something to be said for taking a toothbrush and some baking soda to dingey tile grout and scrubbing like hell.

Grout had studied French at McGill University in Montreal; she replies gracefully: “Zheneeferr.”

“It gave me a really good feeling and it kind of took me to another place, so to speak,” Grout said.

After a stopover in Paris—she briefly worked as a subway busker, singing in Arabic for tips—Grout returned to Morocco.

But the shock of hearing someone who looks like Grout sing in unaccented Arabic soon dissipated and the crowd fell deadly silent.

At home in the city, they bike to work and use recycled grout.

The use of grout is, therefore, a sign of inefficient workmanship, and should not be countenanced in good work.

Grout is thin liquid mortar, and is legitimately used in gauged arches and other work when fine joints are desired.

The epitaph of Sir Jenkin Grout is not wholly unintelligible to the present age.

The cement grout filler is applied in the same general manner as the bituminous filler.

The surface should be covered with sand and be kept moist until the cement grout has set.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grout, such as: adhesive, mud, plaster, sand, binder, and birdlime.

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