HyperDic: concrete

English > 5 senses of the word concrete:
NOUNsubstanceconcretea strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water
ADJECTIVEallconcretecapable of being perceived by the senses
allconcreteformed by the coalescence of particles
VERBcontactconcretecover with cement
changeconcreteform into a solid mass
concrete > pronunciation
Soundskaa'nkriyt; kahnkriy't
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English > concrete: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningcapable of being perceived by the senses; not abstract or imaginary.
Example"concrete objects such as trees"
Attribute ofconcretenessThe quality of being concrete (not abstract)
Narrowerobjectivebelonging to immediate experience of actual things or events
real, tangiblecapable of being treated as fact
See alsopracticalconcerned with actual use or practice
real, existentBeing or occurring in fact or actuality
tangible, touchableperceptible by the senses especially the sense of touch
OppositeabstractExisting only in the mind
Spanishconcreto
Catalanconcret
Nounsconcretenessthe quality of being concrete (not abstract)
Adverbsconcretelyin concrete terms
English > concrete: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaningformed by the coalescence of particles.
BroadersolidOf definite shape and volume
Spanishconcreto, sólido
Catalanconcret, sòlid
English > concrete: 5 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water.
Narrowercementconcrete pavement is sometimes referred to as cement
reinforced concrete, ferroconcreteconcrete with metal and/or mesh added to provide extra support against stresses
Broaderbuilding materialmaterial used for constructing buildings
paving, pavement, paving materialmaterial used to pave an area
SubstancescementA building material that is a powder made of a mixture of calcined limestone and clay
sandA loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral
Spanishconcreto, hormigón
Catalanformigó
Verbsconcretecover with cement
English > concrete: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningCover with cement.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"concrete the walls"
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Nounsconcretea strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water
English > concrete: 5 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningform into a solid mass; coalesce.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadersolidifymake solid or more solid
Spanishhormigonar
Catalansolidificar
Nounsconcretionthe union of diverse things into one body or form or group
concretionan increase / increase in the density / density of something

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