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A method of finishing uniform concrete surfaces, such as the tops of pavement slabs or floor slabs, by dragging a broom over the surface to produce a grooved texture.
1. To press a layer of roofing material against bitumen which has just been applied, in order to achieve proper and complete bond between the roofing plies.
2. To brush the scratch coat of plaster with a broom to improve the mechanical adhesion of the brown coat, thus producing a broom finish.
3. To spread the head of a timber pile by impact.