Meaning of TROWEL in English

TROWEL

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈtrauəl ]

n. & v. --n. 1 a small hand-held tool with a flat pointed blade, used to apply and spread mortar etc. 2 a similar tool with a curved scoop for lifting plants or earth. --v.tr. (trowelled, trowelling; US troweled, troweling) 1 apply (plaster etc.). 2 dress (a wall etc.) with a trowel. [ME f. OF truele f. med.L truella f. L trulla scoop, dimin. of trua ladle etc.]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.