Concrete Con*crete", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Concreted}; p. pr & vb. n. {Concreting}.] To unite or coalesce, as separate particles, into a mass or solid body. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Игры ⚽ Нужно сделать НИР?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • concreted — con·crete || kÉ™n kriːt n. stonelike building material (containing cement, gravel, water, etc.); something tangible (idea, object, etc.) v. solidify; set or cover in concrete adj. tangible, real, substantial …   English contemporary dictionary

  • concreted — …   Useful english dictionary

  • stone —    Concreted earthy or mineral matter; rock. Examples are marble, granite, limestone, alabaster, sandstone, schist, and soapstone. In the printmaking process of lithography, a piece of limestone is traditionally used as the printing surface. Also …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • List of Nike missile locations — Nike Missile family, From left, MIM 3 Nike Ajax, MIM 14 Nike Hercules, LIM 49 Nike Zeus. Map of all coordinates from Google …   Wikipedia

  • Dale Farm — Coordinates: 51°35′42″N 0°28′26″E / 51.595°N 0.474°E / 51.595; 0.474 …   Wikipedia

  • concretion — noun Date: 1541 1. something concreted: as a. a hard usually inorganic mass (as a bezoar or tophus) formed in a living body b. a mass of mineral matter found generally in rock of a composition different from its own and produced by deposition… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • concrete — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin concretus, from past participle of concrescere Date: 14th century 1. naming a real thing or class of things < the word poem is concrete, poetry is abstract > 2. formed by coalition of particles… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Mossel Bay —   Town   Mossel Bay …   Wikipedia

  • Roots Hall — Infobox Stadium stadium name = Roots Hall fullname = Roots Hall Stadium nickname = Blue Hell, The Roots, The Pier, The End location = Southend on Sea built = 1952 opened = 1955 seating capacity = 12,392 tenants = Southend United F.C. dimensions …   Wikipedia

  • Landslide mitigation — Landslides can be triggered by many often concomitant causes. In addition to shallow erosion or reduction of shear strength caused by seasonal rainfall, causes triggered by anthropic activities such as adding excessive weight above the slope,… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”