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[guhn-ahyt] /ˈgʌn aɪt/

a mixture of cement, sand or crushed slag, and water, sprayed over reinforcement as a lightweight concrete construction.
(civil engineering) a cement-sand mortar that is sprayed onto formwork, walls, or rock by a compressed air ejector giving a very dense strong concrete layer: used to repair reinforced concrete, to line tunnel walls or mine airways, etc


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