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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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Surfaces 3, 5, 6, 8, and 9 (concrete with 2 mm bevel, brick with 4 mm bevel, brick with 0 mm bevel [45[degrees] pattern], concrete with 6 mm bevel, and concrete with 4 mm bevel, respectively) were not significantly different than the standard poured concrete surface.
Buildings are of concrete construction on poured concrete slabs with brick exteriors and rubber roofs with asphalt-shingled mansards.
The hotel, right, was constructed in the 1920s with distinctive stone pillars and poured concrete stained to resemble redwood.
The vertiginous drama of these skylit volumes might accommodate an open sushi bar or a meeting room enclosed by walls of poured concrete.
For example, the poured concrete floor is tinted to feel sandy, new enlarged window openings from ceiling to floor are framed in stainless steel to become voids between the restored cast iron columns.
To give access to the elevated section, she poured concrete steps in the center of the diagonal wall.
The top floor SLENDERWALL(R) panels are load bearing, and carry the perimeter roof truss loads, eliminating the need for a poured concrete roof deck.
1) Reinforced concrete footings, poured concrete C20/25,
Silhouetted against the poured concrete wall are skylit staircases with polished aluminium treads and lighted handrails that are contained within black steel box beams, forming shallow Xs as austere and assertive as anything by Donald Judd.
Moore, a Navy construction mechanic second class, says she has worked on bulldozers, built shipping crates, targets for small arms ranges and even poured concrete.
A non-combustible roof means that the deck is either metal or poured concrete.
If you plan to edge against the surface frequently, as Jim Beard does his poured concrete strip (top, next page) in Sumner, Washington, width isn't very important.