Mortar

Mortar has several meanings:

  • Mortar (weapon), an indirect-fire artillery piece that fires shells at a much-lower velocity and higher ballistic arc than other artillery
  • Mortar (firestop), a hydraulic cementitious material used to firestop through-penetrations in wall and floor assemblies required to have a fire-resistance rating
  • Mortar (masonry), a material used in masonry to fill the gaps between blocks and bind them together
  • Mortar and pestle, a vessel and implement used to crush or grind materials
  • Mortar methods, discretization methods for partial differential equations
  • Mortarboard, a flattened type of headwear normally worn as part of academic dress

Other articles related to "mortar, mortars":

Sal Guarriello - Military Service
... During a heavy mortar and machine gun battle, a soldier from Guarriello’s company lost his leg from a mortar explosion ... While he was showing medical attention to the wounded soldier, a mortar exploded behind Guarriello piercing him with shrapnel in his left arm and upper back ...
List Of Weapons Of The Japanese Empire During World War II - Artillery - Infantry Mortars
... Type 70 ... mm Infantry Mortar Type 90 ... mm Infantry Mortar Type 150 ... mm Infantry Mortar Type 81 ... mm Infantry Mortar Type 90 ... mm Infantry Mortar Type 150 ... mm Infantry ...
List Of Weapons Of The Japanese Empire During World War II - Artillery - Heavy Mortars & Rocket Launchers
... 15cm Mortar Type 27 ... cm Heavy Mortar Type 32 ... cm Spigot Mortar Type 20 ... cm Rocket Launcher Type 40 ... cm Rocket Launcher Type 5 Mortar Launcher "Tok" ...
Lithuanian Army Equipment - Artillery
... Name Image Type Variants Quantity Notes Self-propelled artillery M1064 Mortar carrier PzMrs 42 (as of 2008) Mortar carriers with Tampella 120 mm mortars and 63 ... Heavy mortars 2B11 Mortar 120 mm caliber 20 (as of 2008) 20 items were transferred from Bulgaria in 1999 ... M1982 Mortar 120 mm caliber 24 (as of 2008) M38/43 Mortar 120 mm caliber 11 (as of 2008) M/41D Mortar 120 mm caliber 12 (as of 2008) Light mortars M19 Mortar 60 mm ...

Famous quotes containing the word mortar:

    For the first time I’m content to see
    What poor mortar and bricks
    I have to build with, knowing that I can
    Never in seventy years be more a man
    Than now a sack of meal upon two sticks.
    Philip Larkin (1922–1986)