Mortar in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Mortar

a strong bowl used to press or grind a substance into a powder

Examples of Mortar in a sentence

After the pharmacist used the mortar and pestle to crush the pills, he took the medicine and stirred it into the liquid. 🔊

Since people did not have blenders in ancient times, they would use a mortar and pestle to break up their food. 🔊

When the health teacher wanted to make a protein drink, he used the mortar to crush the protein pill before mixing it with the water. 🔊

If you want fine guacamole, then you will need to crush the avocado in the mortar for a longer period of time. 🔊

Instead of beating the fruit on a rock, the ancient Mayans would grind the fruit with a pestle in a mortar. 🔊

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