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concrete

(kŏn′krēt) (kŏn-krēt′) [L. concretus, solid]
Condensed, hardened, or solidified.
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Concreteness ratings for 40 thousand generally known English word lemmas.
tangibility and its emphasis on concreteness more broadly--this Article
Starting with the interest in concreteness (a), Hansson shows affinity for concreteness in terms of the prosaic everyday-life (Agrell).
(117) The majority continued with a one paragraph explanation of concreteness, pointing to the Black's Law Dictionary definition.
Hence, there should be no difference in processing time between concrete words and abstract words when they are presented in sentences because there should no longer be a concreteness effect.
Nearly 90% of the words were standardized by other studies regarding concreteness, valence and arousal (see Janczura, Castilho, Rocha & Van Erven, 2007; Oliveira, Janczura & Castilho, 2013).
In our experiment, we could say that action words produced similar results to the concreteness effect found across studies.
Concreteness abounds in six of Nadler's eight chapters.
Previous studies [58, 60] also suggest that concreteness effects are more evident when words are out of context than when they are placed into supportive contexts.
If only for this, a personal vision has more concreteness and specificity than a life-long personal mission.
While all the chapters in this section are informative, I found the concreteness of these studies particularly valuable and interesting.
The body of material is 'small, but important for its concreteness and unique local flavor.