Screed vs Leveling - What's the difference?

screed | leveling |


As nouns the difference between screed and leveling

is that screed is a long discourse or harangue while leveling is the process of making something level.

As verbs the difference between screed and leveling

is that screed is (construction|masonry) to produce a smooth flat layer of concrete or similar material while leveling is (us).

screed

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A long discourse or harangue.
  • A piece of writing.
  • A tool, usually a long strip of wood or other material, for producing a smooth, flat surface on, for example, a concrete floor or a plaster wall.
  • A smooth flat layer of concrete or similar material.
  • Synonyms

    *(impassioned and angry discourse) diatribe, harangue, polemic, rant, tirade *(smooth flat layer of concrete or similar) slab

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (construction, masonry) To produce a smooth flat layer of concrete or similar material.
  • (construction, masonry) To use a screed (tool).
  • Quotations

    * 1999 , U.S. Dept. of the Army, Concrete, masonry, and brickwork: a practical handbook , page 131 *: The sequence of the operation is: screed', vibrate, then ' screed again. If forms are in good alignment and firmly supported, and if the concrete has the correct workability,

    References

    Anagrams

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    leveling

    English

    Alternative forms

    * levelling

    Verb

    (head)
  • (US)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The process of making something level.
  • * 1981 , D. Lincoln Canfield, Spanish Pronunciation in the Americas
  • In the meantime, the Castilian of northern and central Spain, while retaining most of the traits of the pre-Columbian period, underwent changes and levelings , some of which were shared by the South and hence by America.