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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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In practice, this is not difficult to achieve with materials like concrete, as matching the original colour and surface quality is virtually impossible without reverting to the application of paints.
Concrete, for example, relies on homogeneity between old and new fabric making reversibility impossible to achieve.
Contained within a 15-meter (48-foot) trailer and pulled behind a semi-truck, the Mobile Concrete Lab is fully equipped with both new and conventional testing equipment.
During 1 week of the 6-week course, the instructors have a truckload of fresh portland cement concrete brought in.
Air entrained concrete specimens are prepared to study the steel corrosion in air entrained concrete, and the incorporation of air entrained agent is 0.
The freeze-thaw cycles test was carried out according to the Standard Test Method for Resistance of Concrete to Rapid Freezing and Thawing (ASTM C666), and the size of concrete specimen used in freeze-thaw cycles test is 100 mm x 100 mm x 400 mm.
Flexural strength: Two Point Loading Test was performed at the age of 28 days on specimens made of Reference Concrete (CC-0) and three types of Ceramic Waste Concretes i.
52% higher than flexural strength of Reference Concrete (CC-0) where as flexural strength of CC-15 and CC-20 concretes is 14.
RCA can be used in high-quality concretes such as high-strength, high-performance, and self-consolidating concretes by appropriate materials selection and mix design.
Mechanical and elastic behaviour of concretes made of recycled-concrete coarse aggregates, Construction and Building Materials 24(9): 1616-1620.
The optimum replacement of cement by SF in the ternary blended concrete was predicted by Rapid Chloride Penetration Test (RCPT).