verb (used with object), con·cret·ed, con·cret·ing.
verb (used without object), con·cret·ed, con·cret·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for concrete
We are enjoined by the principle of concreteness to teach more by example than by precept.The Principles of Language-Study|Harold E. Palmer
Readers of ideographic texts have the advantage of the concreteness of the representation.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
He names the wall to give unity and concreteness to his appeal, and to clothe it in an atmosphere of poetic fancy.Expositor's Bible: The Song of Solomon|Walter Adeney
Find an argument, not in this book, in which the concreteness of the language adds to the persuasive power.The Making of Arguments|J. H. Gardiner
For concision, picturesqueness and concreteness, this narrative is not excelled in all literature.The Bible Period by Period|Josiah Blake Tidwell
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