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concrete

(kŏn′krēt) (kŏn-krēt′) [L. concretus, solid]
Condensed, hardened, or solidified.

concrete (kängˑ·krētˈ),

n solid or semi-solid plant extract obtained by washing with an organic solvent, such as hexane. It has a fatty or waxy consistency and comprises pigments, wax, and essential oils.

concrete

mixture of cement and reinforcing gravel or stones used in the surfacing of yards, passageways, milking parlors and the like; critical to the good condition of feet and hooves of farm livestock. Excessive wear due to a too-abrasive surface causes footrot of pigs and epidemic lameness in dairy herds.
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say the mine would supply the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys with high-quality Portland concrete cement aggregates, a vital component to the construction of everything from roads to homes.
Asphalt pavements have to compete with other road building materials such as Portland concrete cement (PCC).
A major deficit in the domestic supply of Portland concrete has occurred during the last several years.

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