screed
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(pronounced skreed)

Used as a noun, a screed is a tool that is drawn over freshly poured concrete to strike off portions of the concrete surface so that it can be leveled to the proper elevation or plane. Used as a verb, to screed is to use a screed in the manner in which we just described above. Precise screeding is vital during building construction as a poorly set concrete floors can cause innumerable problems when finishing out interiors.