Definition of 'mortar'

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Translations for 'mortar'

British English: mortar /ˈmɔːtə/ NOUN
cannon A mortar is a short cannon which fires shells high into the air for a short distance.
Mortars were still exploding.
  • American English: mortar military
  • Arabic: مِدْفَعُ هَاوِنْ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: morteiro
  • Chinese: 迫击炮
  • Croatian: mužar
  • Czech: minomet
  • Danish: morter
  • Dutch: mortier
  • European Spanish: mortero
  • Finnish: kranaatinheitin
  • French: mortier militaire
  • German: Mörser Geschütz
  • Greek: όλμος
  • Italian: mortaio
  • Japanese: 臼砲 military
  • Korean: 박격포
  • Norwegian: bombekaster
  • Polish: wojsko
  • European Portuguese: morteiro
  • Romanian: obuzier
  • Russian: миномет
  • Spanish: mortero
  • Swedish: granatkastare
  • Thai: ปืนใหญ่ขนาดเล็ก
  • Turkish: havan topu
  • Ukrainian: міномет
  • Vietnamese: súng cối
British English: mortar /ˈmɔːtə/ NOUN
for building Mortar is a mixture of sand, water, and cement, which is put between bricks to make them stay firmly together.
  • American English: mortar plaster
  • Arabic: مَلَّاطُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: argamassa
  • Chinese: 灰浆
  • Croatian: žbuka
  • Czech: malta
  • Danish: mørtel
  • Dutch: mortel
  • European Spanish: argamasa
  • Finnish: laasti
  • French: mortier plâtre
  • German: Mörtel
  • Greek: κονίαμα
  • Italian: calce
  • Japanese: モルタル plaster
  • Korean: 모르타르
  • Norwegian: (mur)puss
  • Polish: zaprawa murarska
  • European Portuguese: argamassa
  • Romanian: mortar
  • Russian: строительный раствор
  • Spanish: argamasa
  • Swedish: murbruk
  • Thai: ส่วนผสมของปูนขาวหรือซีเมนต์กับน้ำและทราย
  • Turkish: harç
  • Ukrainian: цемент
  • Vietnamese: vữa xây gạch


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