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screed

Noun

1 a long monotonous harangue
2 a long piece of writing
3 an accurately levelled strip of material placed on a wall or floor as guide for the even application of plaster or concrete

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Pronunciation

Noun

  1. A long discourse or harangue.
  2. A piece of writing.
  3. 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.
  4. A smooth flat layer of concrete or similar material.

Verb

  1. to produce a smooth flat layer of concrete or similar material.
  2. to use a screed (tool).
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