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concrete 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/känˈkrēt/,/ˈkänˌkrēt/,/kənˈkrēt/,
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Existing in a material or physical form; real or solid; not abstract,
  1. Existing in a material or physical form; real or solid; not abstract
    • - concrete objects like stones
    • - it exists as a physically concrete form
  2. Specific; definite
    • - I haven't got any concrete proof
  3. (of a noun) Denoting a material object as opposed to an abstract quality, state, or action

Verb
  1. Cover (an area) with concrete
    • - the precious English countryside may soon be concreted over
  2. Fix in position with concrete
    • - the post is concreted into the ground
  3. Form (something) into a mass; solidify
    • - the juices of the plants are concreted upon the surface
  4. Make real or concrete instead of abstract
    • - concreting God into actual form
Noun
  1. A heavy, rough building material made from a mixture of broken stone or gravel, sand, cement, and water, that can be spread or poured into molds and that forms a stonelike mass on hardening
    • - slabs of concrete
    • - the concrete sidewalk

  1. a strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water
  2. capable of being perceived by the senses; not abstract or imaginary; "concrete objects such as trees"
  3. cover with cement; "concrete the walls"
  4. formed by the coalescence of particles
  5. form into a solid mass; coalesce
  6. (concretely) in concrete terms; "concretely, this meant that he was broke"
  7. Concrete is a construction material composed of cement (commonly Portland cement) and other cementitious materials such as fly ash and slag cement, aggregate (generally a coarse aggregate made of gravels or crushed rocks such as limestone, or granite, plus a fine aggregate such as sand), water, ...
  8. Concrete is a demo album of the early Fear Factory, recorded in 1991 as pre-Soul of a New Machine cuts and re-released on July 30, 2002 on CD.
  9. Concrete is a comic book series created and written by Paul Chadwick and published by Dark Horse Comics. His first appearance is Dark Horse Presents #1 (July, 1986). ...
  10. Concrete is former Guns N' Roses rhythm guitarist Izzy Stradlin's ninth solo album, released only on iTunes in 2008.
  11. Concrete is the seventeenth album by the British band Pet Shop Boys. It was released on 23 October 2006. Due to be called Concert, on 20 September 2006, Pet Shop Boys announced that the album was going to be called Concrete, which was the title that they originally wanted for the album. ...
  12. An abstract object is an object which does not exist at any particular time or place, but rather exists as a type of thing (as an idea, or abstraction). In philosophy, an important distinction is whether an object is considered abstract or concrete. ...
  13. made from cement binder and aggregate, it then hydrates and hardens into the stone surface. The traditional term for concrete was ‘liquid stone’.
  14. The mixture of Portland cement, sand, gravel, and water. Used to make garage and basement floors, sidewalks, patios, foundation walls, etc. It is commonly reinforced with steel rods (rebar) or wire screening (mesh).
  15. An entity in a configuration that satisfies an end-use function and can be uniquely identified at a given reference point. (ISO)
  16. A mixture of sand, gravel, Portland cement and water that forms a very hard surface when dry. It is one of the most common floor types found in buildings. Other types of floors like vinyl and vinyl composition tile are often laid over the top of concrete.
  17. Very porous and soft matrix opal from Andamooka.
  18. A composite material which consists essentially of a binding medium within which are embedded particles or fragments of aggregate; in portland cement concrete, the binder is a mixture of portland cement and water.
  19. Concrete is the term used in perfumery to refer to the hard, waxy substance that’s left after the solvent has been applied to the raw material, and has evaporated.
  20. A composition material consisting of Portland Cement, aggregate, and water. When mixed together, will result in a chemical action that will set and harden into rock-like mass.
  21. From the Latin concretus=compounded. The Romans made concrete with pozzolana and lime. The modern use of reinforced concrete began with the making of flower pots.
  22. a real instance, not abstract
  23. A hard, strong construction material consisting of sand, conglomerate gravel, pebbles, broken stone, or slag in a mortar or cement matrix.
  24. A flooring material made from a mixture of sand, gravel, Portland cement and modifying additives, which react, with water to form a hard rocklike sub-stance. Portland cement is the 'glue' which holds the other materials together. Hardening occurs through hydration of these materials.
  25. means a hard material made from sand, aggregate gravel, cement mix and water. Examples includes pieces of building foundations, concrete paving, and concrete blocks.