n.1.A strong vessel, commonly in form of an inverted bell, in which substances are pounded or rubbed with a pestle.
2.(Mil.) A short piece of ordnance, used for throwing bombs, carcasses, shells, etc., at high angles of elevation, as 45°, and even higher; - so named from its resemblance in shape to the utensil above described.
Mortar bed
(Mil.) a framework of wood and iron, suitably hollowed out to receive the breech and trunnions of a mortar.
Mortar boat
(Naut.) a boat strongly built and adapted to carrying a mortar or mortars for bombarding; a bomb ketch.
Mortar piece
a mortar.
- Shak.
1.(Arch.) A building material made by mixing lime, cement, or plaster of Paris, with sand, water, and sometimes other materials; - used in masonry for joining stones, bricks, etc., also for plastering, and in other ways.
Mortar bed
a shallow box or receptacle in which mortar is mixed.
v. t.1.To plaster or make fast with mortar.
n.1.A chamber lamp or light.
Noun1.Mortarmortar - a muzzle-loading high-angle gun with a short barrel that fires shells at high elevations for a short range
2.mortar - used as a bond in masonry or for covering a wall
3.mortar - a bowl-shaped vessel in which substances can be ground and mixed with a pestle
Verb1.mortar - plaster with mortar; "mortar the wall"
adobe, aim at, alembic, anvil, ashlar, barrage, blast, blitz, bombard, brick, bricks and mortar, caldron, cannon, cannonade, cement, clinker, commence firing, concrete, covering materials, crucible, enfilade, engine, ferroconcrete, fire a volley, fire at, fire upon, firebrick, flag, flagstone, flooring, fusillade, grout, lath and plaster, lathe, machine, masonry, mastic, melting pot, motor, open fire, open up on, parget, pavement, paving, paving material, pepper, plaster, plasters, pop at, prestressed concrete, rake, retort, roofage, roofing, roughcast, shell, shoot, shoot at, siding, snipe, snipe at, stone, strafe, stucco, take aim at, test tube, tile, tiling, torpedo, transducer, transformer, walling, zero in on
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