Translation of grout in Spanish:

grout

lechada, n.

Pronunciation: /ɡraʊt//ɡraʊt/

noun

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    (in tiling, mosaics)
    lechada feminine
    • Using a notched trowel and working in small sections, spread 1/4 inch of grout or tile adhesive on the table surface.
    • Replace cracked or broken tiles or missing grout in the shower and bath areas.
    • Pristine new white grout replaced the dingy old grout, and the tile was cleaned, buffed, and sealed to show its lively colors to best effect.
    • To clean tile grout, an old toothbrush works well.
    • Let tile set overnight before applying grout.
    • Wall or floor grout is mixed and applied as per instructions on the product container.
    • Seal the finishing material well with tile grout, and caulk all the joints to prevent water damage.
    • It is a clear solution so it does not change the color of the tile or bricks and grout, but it will give a gloss to the surface.
    • Cover the tiles with grout using a rubber-bottom float or a sponge and wipe on a diagonal.
    • Tiles, grout, thinset, cement board, tools and complete installation instructions are available at most home centers and other retailers of tile supplies.
    • What can I use that will do the job, yet not harm surrounding plants or damage the tile and grout on the porch?
    • After the patio has set up, you can use mortar as grout between the stones, sponging off excess before it sets up to keep things neater.
    • Wall and floor tile grout must be sealed to prevent damage from moisture and graffiti.
    • Make sure that there is no missing grout between the tiles.
    • If tiles are cracked or grout is missing, fix it to prevent water from pervading.
    • Another application of mortar or grout creates a level surface.
    • You are correct to be concerned about the grout between the tiles, as grout is a porous material that is not easily cleaned and could harbor bacteria.
    • Tile grout is neither waterproof nor stainproof, so it usually must be sealed.
    • Mix into a smooth paste and scrub into grout with a sponge or toothbrush.
    • Creamy liquid appliance wax can be used, if wished, for further protection of tile and grout.
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    (plaster)
    cemento blanco masculine

transitive verb

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    (tiles) enlechar
    (cracks) rellenar
    (surface) enfoscar
    (surface) enlucir