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  • as inshovel
  • as indelve

synonyms for troweling

  • scoop
  • digger
  • excavator
  • spade
  • trowel
  • inquire
  • burrow
  • prospect
  • rummage
  • search
  • shovel
  • unearth
  • explore
  • dig
  • investigate
  • research
  • probe
  • examine
  • dredge
  • ransack
  • sift
  • seek
  • excavate
  • spade
  • ferret out
  • go into
  • look into
  • trowel
  • gouge out
  • jump into
  • leave no stone unturned
  • really get into
  • scoop out
  • turn inside out
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How to use troweling in a sentence

Hair cracks are the result of flushing the neat cement to the surface by excessive troweling or the use of too wet a mixture.
CONCRETE CONSTRUCTIONHALBERT P. GILLETTE
Poor troweling, that is failure to press and work the mortar coat into the base concrete.
CONCRETE CONSTRUCTIONHALBERT P. GILLETTE
It was deposited in forms and tamped to bring the water to the face and then smoothed with a light troweling of stiff mortar.
CONCRETE CONSTRUCTIONHALBERT P. GILLETTE
When partially dry, a better finish is obtained by lightly troweling the concrete.
RURAL HYGIENEHENRY N. OGDEN
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