Gunite

or gun·ite

[guhn-ahyt]

Origin of Gunite

First recorded in 1910–15; formerly trademark
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British Dictionary definitions for gunite

gunite

noun
  1. civil engineering a cement-sand mortar that is sprayed onto formwork, walls, or rock by a compressed air ejector giving a very dense strong concrete layer: used to repair reinforced concrete, to line tunnel walls or mine airways, etc

Word Origin for gunite

C20: from gun + -ite 1
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