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Screed - What does it mean?

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(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


    (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,




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