verb (used with object), con·cret·ed, con·cret·ing.
verb (used without object), con·cret·ed, con·cret·ing.
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In fact, Ruben says Mighty’s synthetic material is hydrophobic and less susceptible to changes in temperature, which gives it an advantage over other 3D printed structures that use more traditional concrete materials.A new material allows this company to 3D print most of a house in a single day|Stan Horaczek|November 18, 2020|Popular Science
After concrete is poured for highway pavement, for example, it takes hours to cure and become strong enough to open for traffic.Smart Concrete Could Pave the Way for High-Tech, Cost-Effective Roads|Luna Lu|November 13, 2020|Singularity Hub
In his private business, he manufactures concrete structures such as offices, hotels and parking garages.His fellow Republicans turned on him, but Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger isn’t backing down|Reis Thebault, Amy Gardner|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
We asked a number of digital marketers and technology companies to offer concrete advice for brands, publishers and advertisers about what they could or should do now to prepare for CPRA.Concrete steps marketers should take now to get ready for CA’s CPRA in 2023|Greg Sterling|November 11, 2020|Search Engine Land
She suggested discussing what was on the agenda for tomorrow, which gave Chris something concrete to focus on.Meet the Woman Teaching the Psychology of Survival|Emily Sohn|November 9, 2020|Outside Online
“The whole concept is so concretely established in what we already know,” he said.
While being sure is only the first Iraq lesson that applies, it's the only one that can be concretely accomplished.
Concretely, we must direct our effort to the task that President Kennedy called for long ago.
Harry Baggs stopped; he had never before seen such a concretely desirable place; it filled him with a longing, sharp like pain.The Happy End|Joseph Hergesheimer
The past had been most concretely that vanished and slightly sordid tenement of the current housing of the muse.Lady Barbarina|Henry James
The conception of God is the sum total of human needs and desires harmonized, unified, concretely expressed.Preaching and Paganism|Albert Parker Fitch
There must be a sense of definite problems to be concretely treated in all lessons.Religious Education in the Family|Henry F. Cope
He must give all, not abstractly, but concretely, synthetically.Whitman|John Burroughs
British Dictionary definitions for concrete
- a construction material made of a mixture of cement, sand, stone, and water that hardens to a stonelike mass
- (as modifier)a concrete slab
- relating to or characteristic of things capable of being perceived by the senses, as opposed to abstractions
- (as noun)the concrete