Meaning of MORTAR in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ mɔ:(r)tə(r) ]
A mortar is a big gun which fires missiles high into the air over a short distance.
He was killed in a mortar attack.
Mortar is a mixture of sand, water, and cement or lime which is put between bricks to hold them together.
A mortar is a bowl in which you can crush things such as herbs, spices, or grain using a rod called a pestle.
bricks and mortar: see brick
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006