Word of the day
mortar
  1. Noun
    • (uncountable) A mixture of lime or cement, sand and water used for bonding building blocks.
    • (countable, military) A muzzle-loading, indirect fire weapon with a tube length of 10 to 20 calibers and designed to lob shells at very steep trajectories.
    • (countable) A hollow vessel used to pound, crush, rub, grind or mix ingredients with a pestle.
  2. Verb
    • To use mortar or plaster to join two things together.
    • To fire a mortar (weapon).
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Sentence of the day
  • The damage that he did to his car was to the tune of two grand.