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Definition of Concrete


  1. United in growth; hence, formed by coalition of separate particles into one mass; united in a solid form.
  2. 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 abstract.
  3. Applied to a specific object; special; particular; -- opposed to general. See Abstract, 3.
  4. A compound or mass formed by concretion, spontaneous union, or coalescence of separate particles of matter in one body.
  5. 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.
  6. A term designating both a quality and the subject in which it exists; a concrete term.
  7. Sugar boiled down from cane juice to a solid mass.
  8. To unite or coalesce, as separate particles, into a mass or solid body.
  9. To form into a mass, as by the cohesion or coalescence of separate particles.
  10. To cover with, or form of, concrete, as a pavement.
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Concrete Translations

concrete in Danish is beton
concrete in Dutch is beton
concrete in German is Beton
concrete in Hungarian is beton, beton-
concrete in Italian is calcestruzzo
concrete in Norwegian is betong, konkret
concrete in Swedish is betong, konkret