- (of cement) without sand or other aggregate.
- (of plaster) without any admixture except hair or fiber.
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OTHER WORDS FROM neatneatly, adverbneatness, noun
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On the table in front of him, he had arrayed the tools of his trade in a neat stack of yellow folders.Exclusive: How an Accused Russian Agent Worked With Rudy Giuliani in a Plot Against the 2020 Election|Simon Shuster/Kyiv|May 28, 2021|TIme
A hamper with a lid will help keep your bathroom looking neat and tidy.Shopping with the pros: Solutions for a functional and stylish bathroom|Mari-Jane Williams|May 6, 2021|Washington Post
The more crinkled the top is, the nicer it will look once baked, so don’t worry about making this look neat.Customize this crispy, cheesy spinach pie any way you like it|Daniela Galarza|April 22, 2021|Washington Post
True to his word, the film does wrap a neat, narrative question mark around Cole’s existence that may be enough of a carrot to lead “Kombat” fans to the end of the story.Here’s why the new ‘Mortal Kombat’ movie stars a new, original lead character|Gene Park|April 21, 2021|Washington Post
In a neat line, his agent, beginning a bidding war, promised: “Michiko Kakutani will flip for this.”What On Earth Is ‘The Affair’ About? Season One’s Baffling Finale|Tim Teeman|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Little Snow White entered, she found everything tiny, but dainty and neat.In New Brothers Grimm 'Snow White', The Prince Doesn't Save Her|The Brothers Grimm|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In a few neat sentences, Perry turns the idea of moral obligation into moral relativism.Confronting George Clooney’s Critics on South Sudan|John Avlon|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The holes of recently removed stiches traveled neat as rail ties along his stomach.
The soldiers in 2nd Platoon, Blackfoot Company discovered his rifle, helmet, body armor and web gear in a neat stack.We Lost Soldiers in the Hunt for Bergdahl, a Guy Who Walked Off in the Dead of Night|Nathan Bradley Bethea|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If they'd been white men I would probably have been curled in a neat heap within two hundred yards.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Frulein Timm belongs to the single sisterhood, but is one of the fresh and placid kind, and as neat as wax.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
In the yard, which was kept scrupulously neat, were flowers and plants of every description which flourishes in South Louisiana.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Even with his tunic ripped down the front, he gave the impression of making it his life business to be neat.Fee of the Frontier|Horace Brown Fyfe
But she looked neat and clean, and she certainly was determined not to enter the automobile if she could help it.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose