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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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A cementitious liner system for rehabilitating the sanitary sewer manhole is installed to restore the structural integrity of the manhole, to stop water infiltration and provide increased levels of protection from chemical attack.
Chemists, materials scientists, and engineers offer a substantial reference on cement composition and hydration, special cement and binder mineral phases, cementitious and binder materials, and measurement and properties.
Following completion of the acquisition of Sherburn, Breedon will operate the country's largest cement plant, two cementitious import terminals, around 60 quarries, 30 asphalt plants, 200 ready-mixed concrete plants and three concrete products plants nationwide.
The ceiling substrate, which is a non-traditional fibre cement board, caused conventional cementitious adhesives to crack and de-bond when they were applied.
Without the need for heated curing in colder temperatures and moist curing in hot environments, Dura-Plate 2300 eliminates the application and curing restrictions associated with cementitious repair mortars.
In this research, self-healing due to further hydration of unhydrated cement particles is taken as an example for investigating the effects of capsules on the self-healing efficiency and mechanical properties of cementitious materials.
MS-2A and MS-2C are fiber-reinforced, spray-applied cementitious mortars.
Such coatings include durable, fire-safe, and thermal shock-resistant floor finishes; antimicrobial treated cementitious urethane surfaces; and anticorrosion floor coating systems.
Supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs) are identified as finely ground solid materials that are mostly used in cement supplements in a concrete mix to achieve one aim or target.
Flowfresh heavy-duty cementitious urethane flooring systems offers long term durability, transforming any demanding environment.
Some specializing in concrete and others in sustainable construction, structural and civil engineers cover the eco-efficiency of Portland cement concrete, concrete with supplementary cementitious materials, concrete with non-reactive wastes, and future alternative binders and the use of nanotechnology and biotechnology.