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a long monotonous harangue
a long piece of writing
an accurately levelled strip of material placed on a wall or floor as guide for the even application of plaster or concrete
A long discourse or harangue.
A piece of writing.
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.
A smooth flat layer of concrete or similar material.
To produce a smooth flat layer of concrete or similar material.
To use a screed (tool).
a strip of plaster of the thickness proposed for the coat, applied to the wall at intervals of four or five feet, as a guide
a wooden straightedge used to lay across the plaster screed, as a limit for the thickness of the coat
a fragment; a portion; a shred
a breach or rent; a breaking forth into a loud, shrill sound; as, martial screeds
an harangue; a long tirade on any subject
Etymology: [See 1st Screed. For sense 2 cf. also Gael. sgread an outcry.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
skrēd, n. a piece torn off: a shred: a long tirade: (Scot.) a strip of mortar: a rent, a tear.—v.t. to repeat glibly. [A.S. screáde, a shred.]
Level (a floor or layer of concrete) with a straight edge using a back and forth motion while moving across the surface.
Submitted by JP03 on June 14, 2015
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The numerical value of screed in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of screed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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