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Definition

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Mortar

A muzzle-loading high-angle gun with a short barrel that fires shells at high elevations for a short range Or a building material that hardens like cement.

Examples

The enemy fired mortars at the civilian population. Or Put that mortar on the wall.

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Mortise

A square hole made to receive a tendon and so to form a joint

Examples

The mortise has been used for many years

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