mortar vs mortise

mortar mortise

Definitions

  • 1) uncountable A mixture of lime or cement, sand and water used for bonding bricks and stones.
  • 2) countable A hollow vessel used to pound, crush, rub, grind or mix ingredients with a pestle.
  • 3) 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.
  • 4) A vessel in which substances are crushed or ground with a pestle.
  • 5) A machine in which materials are ground and blended or crushed.
  • 6) A portable, usually muzzleloading cannon used to fire shells at low velocities, short ranges, and high trajectories.
  • 7) A shell fired by such a cannon.
  • 8) A short, usually stationary, muzzleloading cannon used from the 1700s to early 1900s to fire large round shells at low velocities, short ranges, and high trajectories.
  • 9) Any of various bonding materials used in masonry, surfacing, and plastering, especially a mixture of cement or lime, sand, and water that hardens in place and is used to bind together bricks or stones.
  • 10) Any of several similar devices, such as one that shoots life lines across a stretch of water.
  • 11) a shallow box or receptacle in which mortar is mixed.
  • 12) (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.
  • 13) A strong vessel, commonly in form of an inverted bell, in which substances are pounded or rubbed with a pestle.
  • 14) (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.
  • 15) obsolete A chamber lamp or light.
  • 16) [Obs.] a mortar.
  • 17) (Naut.) a boat strongly built and adapted to carrying a mortar or mortars for bombarding; a bomb ketch.
  • 18) (Mil.) a framework of wood and iron, suitably hollowed out to receive the breech and trunnions of a mortar.
  • 19) a bowl-shaped vessel in which substances can be ground and mixed with a pestle
  • 20) a muzzle-loading high-angle gun with a short barrel that fires shells at high elevations for a short range
  • 21) used as a bond in masonry or for covering a wall
  • 22) In a stamp-mill, the cast-iron box into which the stamp-heads fall, at the bottom of which is the die on which they would strike if it were not for the interposed ore with which the mortar is kept partly filled, and on whose side is the grating or screen through which the ore escapes as soon as it has been broken to sufficient fineness to pass through the holes in the screen.
  • 23) A vessel in which substances are beaten to powder by means of a pestle.
  • 24) A piece of ordnance, short in proportion to the size of its bore, used in throwing bombshells in what is called vertical fire.
  • 25) A cap shaped like a mortar. Compare mortar-board.
  • 26) A material used (in building) for binding together stones or bricks so that the mass may form one compact whole.
  • 27) A kind of lamp or candlestick with a broad saucer or bowl to catch the grease and keep the light safe; hence, the candle itself: in modern times, chiefly in ecclesiastical use, in the French form mortier.
  • 28) To fire a mortar (weapon)
  • 29) To use mortar or plaster to join two things together.
  • 30) plaster with mortar
  • 31) Tobrayinamortar.
  • 32) To plaster or join with mortar.
  • 33) To bombard with mortar shells.
  • 34) To plaster or make fast with mortar.

Definitions

  • 1) woodworking A hole that is made to receive a tenon so as to form a joint
  • 2) A usually rectangular cavity in a piece of wood, stone, or other material, prepared to receive a tenon and thus form a joint.
  • 3) Printing A hole cut in a plate for insertion of type.
  • 4) a joint made by a mortise and tenon.
  • 5) A cavity cut into a piece of timber, or other material, to receive something (as the end of another piece) made to fit it, and called a tenon.
  • 6) a cast-iron wheel, with wooden clogs inserted in mortises on its face or edge; -- also called mortise gear, and core gear.
  • 7) See under Lock.
  • 8) (Carp.) made with a mortise and tenon; joined or united by means of a mortise and tenon; -- used adjectively.
  • 9) a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint
  • 10) A hollow cut in a piece of wood or other material to receive a corresponding projection, called a tenon, formed on another piece in order to fix the two together.
  • 11) Figuratively, stability; power of adhesion.
  • 12) typography To adjust the horizontal space between selected pairs of letters; to kern.
  • 13) woodworking To make a mortise.
  • 14) cut a hole for a tenon in
  • 15) join by a tenon and mortise
  • 16) To cut such a hole and insert (type).
  • 17) To make a mortise in.
  • 18) To cut a hole in (a plate) for the insertion of type.
  • 19) To join or fasten securely, as with a mortise and tenon.
  • 20) To join or fasten by a tenon and mortise.
  • 21) To cut or make a mortise in.

Examples

  • 1) I note he used the term mortar, rather than howitzer, but the implication is certainly the same.
  • 2) The mortar is not placed properly thus there is no strength!!
  • 3) “Analytical study shows that the ancient masonry mortar is a kind of special organic-inorganic composite material,” the scientists explained.
  • 4) (If people had seen anyone firing a mortar from the middle of the street outside the school, they likely would not have continued to mill around.)
  • 5) ‘A spokesman for the Polish-led forces reportedly said the insurgents used a car bomb, mortars and machine guns.’
  • 6) ‘The Rev Alan Reeve went to preach in Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic, last month and was evacuated two weeks later following an attack of mortar bombs and machine gun fire.’
  • 7) ‘Near Baquba, insurgents coordinated a car bombing and a mortar attack on a police station.’
  • 8) ‘Four Bulgarian and two Thai soldiers were killed and 37 coalition troops were injured after Iraq's increasingly well-organised resistance attacked, using mortars, machine guns and a car bomb.’
  • 9) ‘No explosives were found in the mortar shell and the bomb disposal unit said no-one in the local area was at risk.’
  • 10) ‘Meanwhile, sources among Samawah security authorities reported an apparent mortar shell attack near the Dutch military camp in Samawah early Wednesday.’
  • 11) ‘The ammunition arrived today - 300 tonnes of shells, mortar bombs, grenades, machine gun rounds and bullets for the rifles.’
  • 12) ‘Last year a team of 20 divers scoured the seabed for shells, bombs and mortars up to ten metres deep; items were either brought up for disposal or blown up in situ if they looked unstable.’
  • 13) ‘As he bravely continued to move around the perimeter, a mortar shell exploded, wounding him in the face and body.’
  • 14) ‘It was very much an artillery war and in the British army shells, mortars, and grenades accounted for 61 per cent of all wounds, with bayonet wounds accounting for only 0.3 per cent.’
  • 15) ‘Insurgents used grenades, machine guns and mortar shells in continuous volleys.’
  • 16) ‘The Tamil Tigers, who are seeking a homeland in the north and east of Sri Lanka, used rocket-propelled grenades, machine guns and mortars in the attack, the spokesman said.’
  • 17) ‘The military said the attack was retaliation for a mortar shell fired toward an army post.’
  • 18) ‘Some 4.5 million pieces, varying from anti - air-craft missiles to mortars and assault rifles, were available to civilians as old army depots were turned into free shopping zones.’
  • 19) ‘The missile is deployed in a transport-launching canister from which it is launched through the mortar start technique.’
  • 20) ‘A car bomb and a mortar rip through a commercial area in central Baghdad.’
  • 21) ‘Howitzers and mortars are more effective because of their ability to engage targets on reverse slopes.’
  • 22) ‘The Dutch forces' camp in suburban Samawah was attacked on April 22, with one of the mortar shells landing inside the compound.’
  • 23) ‘On Christmas Day, at least five Iraqis and two US soldiers were killed in car bomb explosions and mortar attacks.’
  • 24) ‘With a mortar and pestle, crush the thyme, garlic, and peppercorns and place. in a large saucepan.’
  • 25) ‘They can be ground easily in a mortar and pestle or in an electric spice or coffee grinder.’
  • 26) ‘Individual garnets were cut from selected samples, crushed in a mortar and pestle and sieved.’
  • 27) ‘In the mortar, crush 20 black peppercorns and some Maldon salt.’
  • 28) ‘Grind all the ingredients together in a spice grinder or with a mortar and pestle.’
  • 29) ‘Remove and place in a mortar and pestle or food processor and crush.’
  • 30) ‘At each sampling date, approximately 1 g FW of a pooled sample of crown tissues from ten plants was ground to a fine powder with a pestle in a mortar containing liquid nitrogen.’
  • 31) ‘In a mortar, crush the cloves, cardamom pods and cinnamon.’
  • 32) ‘Fittings include feeding cups, mortars and pestles, pill-making machines, bench balances, and glass measures.’
  • 33) ‘Wood carving, traditionally limited to the making of implements and utensils - bowls, mortars, pestles, and canoes - is now geared towards the tourist market.’
  • 34) ‘‘The trick is getting a proper amalgamation out of the garlic and ginger,’ says a marine, using a plastic mug and a stick as a mortar and pestle.’
  • 35) ‘Clean ocean sand was added to the mortars to facilitate crushing.’
  • 36) ‘If you don't have a food processor, you may have to grind the paste by hand in a mortar and pestle (muhaha).’
  • 37) ‘Some spices come as seeds, so that's when you get to break out your mortar and pestle and grind those seeds up to really bring the flavour out.’
  • 38) ‘A mortar and pestle is best, or use a spice mill or food processor.’
  • 39) ‘In my wanderings around the hills I had found a mortar and pestle, a moccasin last and a canoe anchor, each fashioned from basalt.’
  • 40) ‘Woodcarvers, all of whom are men, carve masks and figurines as well as mortars, pestles, and bowls.’
  • 41) ‘Put the lemon thyme leaves in a pestle and mortar and crush with the salt and a good grinding of black pepper.’
  • 42) ‘For the black sesame filling: Using a mortar and pestle, pound the sesame seeds, sugar and cocoa butter into a paste.’
  • 43) ‘Freeze-dried leaves were ground into powder using a mortar and pestle and homogenized in homogenizing buffer.’
  • 44) ‘In June 2004, the Post Exchange here was mortared, killing two Soldiers and wounding more than a dozen additional troops.’
  • 45) ‘Staff Sergeant Brian Flading, a 19D Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran, remembers an incident when his platoon was mortared one night in Balad.’
  • 46) ‘In a couple of minutes we're in an even poorer-looking neighborhood, bouncing slowly on a street that resembles a heavily mortared battlefield.’
  • 47) ‘Whether you're ambushed, mortared at your base camp or on patrol, that, ladies and gentlemen, is combat.’
  • 48) ‘The regimental camp was mortared twice and the soldiers were routinely required to round up insurgent suspects, occasionally under fire.’
  • 49) ‘The place had been mortared before, and our tent was sitting right here we could be seen from outside the wire.’
  • 50) ‘Hopefully, I'll have some good stories when I return, since the people I'm going to visit have been mortared and ambushed several times, luckily without injury.’
  • 51) ‘The day before a local warlord had mortared the town, killing 25.’
  • 52) ‘On Sunday night, guerrillas mortared the Baghdad airport, killing a former Fijian soldier working for the British company Global Risk Strategies International.’
  • 53) ‘A military headquarters in Basra city was mortared on October 8, injuring three soldiers.’
  • 54) ‘The Green Zone headquarters of the occupation in Baghdad was mortared Monday night, with reports of widespread guerilla activity in parts of the city.’
  • 55) ‘Getting shot at, mortared, etc. does not give him the right to look down at his fellow soldiers.’
  • 56) ‘American positions and patrols in Mosul are being regularly ambushed or mortared.’
  • 57) ‘‘Everyone's watching it,’ says a Marine corporal at an outpost in Ramadi that is mortared by insurgents daily.’
  • 58) ‘The resistance can mortar a division headquarters without fear of discovery.’
  • 59) ‘And these are the headquarters troops, who, the story notes, get mortared every night.’
  • 60) ‘No serious injuries were reported in this attack, nor in the next day's mortaring, which provoked a heavy-weapon Army counter-attack inside Najaf.’
  • 61) ‘He's at risk of getting mortared, and he has to move with the military in armored Humvees.’
  • 62) ‘Despite heavy shelling, mortaring and machine gun fire, within about an hour they made it off the beach.’
  • 63) ‘I have been shot at, mortared, lost friends, and cared for the wounded.’
  • 64) ‘The major components of construction, as we all know, are, cement, steel, timber, bricks, mortar, sand, etc.’
  • 65) ‘A recycling operation takes concrete, brick, mortar and plaster from building sites and grinds them down into building soil to be sold.’
  • 66) ‘In addition to using the same granite, the original mortar was matched with Portland cement lime mortar.’
  • 67) ‘We were having some building work done and there was cement, sand and mortar lying around.’
  • 68) ‘Grout is mortar to which water has been added until it is thin enough to pour.’
  • 69) ‘Scores of Chicago's mortar and brick factory buildings and warehouses squat within a shadow's reach of glistening skyscrapers.’
  • 70) ‘Sometimes, a layer of mortar and brick or flagstone can be placed on top of an old slab, yielding a very attractive and properly sloped surface.’
  • 71) ‘The answer may be found in the preceding Pasuk, which says that the people decided to use bricks instead of stones and lime as mortar.’
  • 72) ‘One popular type of edging is to use a low brick or rock wall, cemented together with mortar.’
  • 73) ‘This summer the National Trust asked St Blaise Conservation, directed by Keith Garner, RIBA, to replace the cement with lime mortar.’
  • 74) ‘Separations between brick and mortar can allow air and water to leak through gaps in the wall.’
  • 75) ‘Weep holes are designed to drain out any water that seeps through the brick or mortar.’
  • 76) ‘Throwing them aside, I soon uncovered a quantity of building stone and mortar.’
  • 77) ‘The first step is to prepare the surface by applying a mixture of mortar, sand and molasses.’
  • 78) ‘Mr Green suggests pointing these cracks with a putty lime mortar, pigmented to match the stones.’
  • 79) ‘If you draw your layout to the nominal size, you will actually be allowing for space between the stones, once laid, for sand infill or mortar.’
  • 80) ‘The buildings are all made of either sandstone blocks or mortar with heavy sand content.’
  • 81) ‘The focus today is on mundane businesses that produce, for the most part, bricks, mortar, and concrete.’
  • 82) ‘By volume the mix is approximately half glass fiber and half cement mortar.’
  • 83) ‘Compared to brick and mortar, the pre-engineered buildings saved about $50,000 per building in labor costs.’
  • 84) ‘Although steps must be mortared for safety, pavers and flagstones on level ground can be dry-laid in sand, which allows water and oxygen to reach tree roots below.’
  • 85) ‘These are installed as the blocks are mortared into place.’
  • 86) ‘Like conventional bricks, adobes are laid in a running bond - an overlapping pattern - then mortared in place with adobe mud.’
  • 87) ‘The creek bed is formed with a pond liner and stones; some stones are mortared together to make smooth ledges.’
  • 88) ‘The pavers, mortared together for stability, create a transition zone between inside and outside.’
  • 89) ‘The gazebo wall is made of three rows of decorative concrete blocks mortared together.’
  • 90) ‘The pavers can be set in dirt as with the rocks, or mortared to a poured concrete footing.’
  • 91) ‘Other mortared walls appear to have been built without any coping and are now suffering the results.’
  • 92) ‘Everything from the carefully laid oak floors, the tightly mortared stone of the chimney, and the finely woven tapestries imported from around the globe had been specifically consigned for the Samson estate.’
  • 93) ‘He could start to feel where the stones separated and had been mortared in between.’
  • 94) ‘Thus, the presence of the form makes those bricks and that mortar a house, as opposed, e.g., to a wall or an oven.’
  • 95) ‘In a few quick glances he absorbed the entire rolling farmland: green stonework mortared by tree windbreaks.’
  • 96) ‘It also looked as if one of them at least, the one closest to the church wall, was of someone important as the grave was built of carefully mortared stone slabs.’
  • 97) ‘After you are pleased with the results, you can mortar the stones into place on top of the liner as you would to install edging.’
  • 98) ‘The Anglo-Saxon churches however were utilising rough stones for the bulk of their buildings, and these had to be lime mortared into position.’
  • 99) ‘In the darker recesses of the garage, covered until now by a pair of old MDF bookcases, we discovered a single, special brick mortared into the wall.’
  • 100) ‘‘Once the mixer is in place I can handle the whole process’ adds Scheer, ‘from the mixing and forming of the material to stacking and mortaring.’’
  • 101) ‘The rocks are carefully stacked and mortared with mud.’
  • 102) ‘Natural New Jersey sandstone walls, some dry-laid and others mortared, frame the plantings.’
  • 103) ‘It was built in local stone mortared with clay and roofed in clay mixed with straw.’

Examples

  • 1) ‘With an octagonal cross section, the frame of the pagoda is completely made of wooden parts solidly linked by many mortises and tenons held together by a sophisticated system of brackets, in 54 different varieties.’
  • 2) ‘Mark and cut the mortise and recess for the strike plate using the same method used for installing the lock.’
  • 3) ‘The bars were jointed to the stiles and rails using a small mortise with a corresponding tenon in the bar.’
  • 4) ‘Then cut a V-channel across the mortise anywhere within the mortise.’
  • 5) ‘Jefferson simplified the complicated joinery of mortises, tenons, and wooden keys by substituting laminated sections fabricated with an abundance of nails readily available from his plantation nail factory.’
  • 6) ‘The added work of chiseling mortises and cutting tenons for the joined stretcher, rather than setting a turned stretcher into drilled holes, seems to suggest a decorative aspiration rather than a structural need.’
  • 7) ‘Drill a hole and chisel a shallow mortise in that jamb for the strike plate.’
  • 8) ‘There are two main types of joint- the mortise and tenon, and the dovetail.’
  • 9) ‘Instead, they employ hand-chiseled mortises and tenons, which are secured by wooden pegs that must be carved by hand.’
  • 10) ‘mortise attachments are very popular, allowing you to drill precise mortises with your drill press.’
  • 11) ‘If the door is not plumb, you may have to adjust the hinge in its mortise.’
  • 12) ‘Use a sharp chisel or utility knife to enlarge the mortise in the direction that you need to move the plate.’
  • 13) ‘Unpinned splat tenons have room to expand and contract within the mortise, avoiding splitting.’
  • 14) ‘That's why so many old guns have a broken wrist or lock mortise.’
  • 15) ‘The router is used to cut contours in wood for edgings and moldings or for more complex relief panels and inlay work, dovetails, and mortises.’
  • 16) ‘You can use a router to cut mortises for hardware, to joint and trim lumber, to create recesses for decorative inlays, and much more.’
  • 17) ‘On the day of the accident, when fitting earlier sections to the tower the crew had difficulty in aligning the tenons on the top of the tower with the mortices on the bottom of the new tower section.’
  • 18) ‘If this chair had been produced by the sophisticated woodworking machinery of the late nineteenth or early twentieth century, it is reasonable to expect that the mortises would also have been machine cut.’
  • 19) ‘It appears that the left side of the stock, as well, has been planed away slightly to open the left side of the iron mortise.’
  • 20) ‘The stock was made of hardwood, in two pieces, to simplify forming the wedge mortise.’
  • 21) ‘The mortised joint is even neater than the butt joint, but you must cut a mortise into the post for this joint.’
  • 22) ‘Helping to compensate for this are the joined struts that are mortised and tenoned to both the joists and rafters, in effect converting each rafter-joist pair into what might be described as the most primitive form of truss.’
  • 23) ‘All members with the exception of the collar ties and wind braces are mortised and tenoned together with long tapered pins that secure the joints.’
  • 24) ‘Drill into the frame and into the stud behind it at this point, mortise the frame to accept the strike plate, then attach the plate to the frame.’
  • 25) ‘They are most often used in new installations and as replacements because they are mortised into the frame of the door.’
  • 26) ‘You will need to mortise the plate into the edge of the door so that it is flush with the surface of the edge.’
  • 27) ‘Interestingly, neither the chairs nor the armchair have side rails mortised through the rear posts as is so common (but not universal) in Philadelphia work.’
  • 28) ‘Mammoth tree trunks stretch across ceilings above hand-carved lintels, mortised into place in elaborate structures.’
  • 29) ‘The extractor is massive and mortised into the side of the bolt.’
  • 30) ‘Rafters were cut into mortised joints at the ridge, and braces buttress the walls in every direction.’
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