air-entrained concrete

noun

a low-density type of concrete throughout which small air bubbles are dispersed in order to increase its frost resistance: used for making roads. With 1 per cent of air, the loss of strength is approximately 5 per cent

Nearby words

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  2. air-cooled,
  3. air-core,
  4. air-cushion vehicle,
  5. air-dry,
  6. air-express,
  7. air-hardening,
  8. air-intake,
  9. air-lance,
  10. air-launched cruise missile

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