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ConcreteConcrete Con"crete (? or ?), a. [L. concretus, p. p. of
concrescere to grow together; con- + crescere to grow; cf. F.
concret. See Crescent.]
1. United in growth; hence, formed by coalition of separate
particles into one mass; united in a solid form.
The first concrete state, or consistent surface, of
the chaos must be of the same figure as the last
liquid state. --Bp. Burnet.
(a) Standing for an object as it exists in nature,
invested with all its qualities, as distinguished from
standing for an attribute of an object; -- opposed to
(b) Applied to a specific object; special; particular; --
opposed to general. See Abstract, 3.
Concrete is opposed to abstract. The names of
individuals are concrete, those of classes
abstract. --J. S. Mill.
Concrete terms, while they express the quality,
do also express, or imply, or refer to, some
subject to which it belongs. --I. Watts.
Concrete number, a number associated with, or applied to, a
particular object, as three men, five days, etc., as
distinguished from an abstract number, or one used without
reference to a particular object.
Concrete quantity, a physical object or a collection of
such objects. --Davies & Peck.
Concrete science, a physical science, one having as its
subject of knowledge concrete things instead of abstract
Concrete sound or movement of the voice, one which slides
continuously up or down, as distinguished from a
discrete movement, in which the voice leaps at once from
one line of pitch to another. --Rush.
Concrete Con*crete", v. t.
1. To form into a mass, as by the cohesion or coalescence of
There are in our inferior world divers bodies that
are concreted out of others. --Sir M. Hale.
2. To cover with, or form of, concrete, as a pavement.
Concrete Con"crete, n.
1. A compound or mass formed by concretion, spontaneous
union, or coalescence of separate particles of matter in
To divide all concretes, minerals and others, into
the same number of distinct substances. --Boyle.
2. A mixture of gravel, pebbles, or broken stone with cement
or with tar, etc., used for sidewalks, roadways,
foundations, etc., and esp. for submarine structures.
3. (Logic) A term designating both a quality and the subject
in which it exists; a concrete term.
The concretes ``father' and ``son' have, or might
have, the abstracts ``paternity' and ``filiety'.
--J. S. Mill.
4. (Sugar Making) Sugar boiled down from cane juice to a
ConcreteConcrete Con*crete", v. i. [imp. & p. p. Concreted; p. pr &
vb. n. Concreting.]
To unite or coalesce, as separate particles, into a mass or
Note: Applied to some substances, it is equivalent to
indurate; as, metallic matter concretes into a hard
body; applied to others, it is equivalent to congeal,
thicken, inspissate, coagulate, as in the concretion of
blood. ``The blood of some who died of the plague could
not be made to concrete.' --Arbuthnot.
Meaning of Concrete from wikipedia
is a composite material composed
of fine and co**** aggregate bonded together
with a fluid cement
(cement paste) that hardens
(cures) over time...
- Reinforced concrete
(RC), also called reinforced cement concrete
(RCC), is a composite material
in which concrete
low tensile strength
is an aspect
that means being
specific, definite, and vivid rather
and general. A concrete communication
- Prestressed concrete
is a form of concrete
used in construction. It is substantially
"prestressed" (compressed) during
production, in a manner
to form concrete
. A typical concrete mixer
uses a revolving
drum to mix the components. For smaller volume
works, portable concrete mixers
- Musique concrète
(French: [myzik kɔ̃kʁɛt]; lit. 'concrete
music') is a type of music composition
that utilizes recorded sounds
as raw material. Sounds...
- In metaphysics, the distinction between abstract
and concrete refers
to a divide between
of entities. Many philosophers
hold that this difference...
- Precast concrete
is a construction product produced
by casting concrete
in a reusable
mold or "form" which
is then cured
in a controlled
- A concretion
is a hard, compact
m**** of matter formed
by the precipitation
of mineral cement within
the spaces between
particles, and is found
- Asphalt concrete
asphalt, blacktop, or pavement
America, and tarmac, bitumen
macadam, or rolled asphalt
in the United