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Noun: concrete  'kón,kreet or ,kón'kreet [N. Amer], 'kóng,kreet [Brit]
  1. A strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water
Adjective: concrete  'kón,kreet or ,kón'kreet [N. Amer], 'kóng,kreet [Brit]
  1. Capable of being perceived by the senses; not abstract or imaginary
    "concrete objects such as trees"
     
  2. Formed by the coalescence of particles
Verb: concrete  'kón,kreet or ,kón'kreet [N. Amer], 'kóng,kreet [Brit]
  1. Cover with cement
    "concrete the walls"
     
  2. Form into a solid mass; coalesce

Derived forms: concreting, concretes, concreted

See also: concreteness, existent, objective, practical, real, solid, tangible, touchable

Type of: building material, cover, pavement, paving, paving material, solidify

Antonym: abstract

Encyclopedia: Concrete, Wa