Meaning of CONCRETE in English



Pronunciation: ' kän- ˌ kr ē t, ( ˌ )kän- '

Function: noun

Date: 1656

1 : a mass formed by concretion or coalescence of separate particles of matter in one body

2 : a hard strong building material made by mixing a cementing material (as portland cement) and a mineral aggregate (as sand and gravel) with sufficient water to cause the cement to set and bind the entire mass

3 : a waxy essence of flowers prepared by extraction and evaporation and used in perfumery

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.