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concrete

(kŏn′krēt) (kŏn-krēt′) [L. concretus, solid]
Condensed, hardened, or solidified.
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'The masonry of the walls is poured concrete instead of concrete hollow blocks.
Its base coat features a built-in moisture mitigation system that tolerates up to 12 pounds of moisture vapor transmission, making it ideal for installation on recently poured concrete. The added high-performance topcoats of each system can provide additional features such as a decorative appearance, UV and stain resistance and quick curing.
Ambassador Robert Blake, Deputy Chief of Mission Jim Moore and eight others placed interlocking terra-cotta tile roofs on two houses, and mixed and poured concrete for the homes' floors.
They found differences between interlocking concrete pavement (ICP) surfaces and a standard poured concrete surface.
After the sub floor and poured concrete foundation were removed, the deconstruction crew was ready for final sight cleanup--the exposed earth within and around the buildings footprint was raked clean.
The primer, which can be applied as soon as concrete is able to support foot traffic, maintains the water content of poured concrete so that it dries successfully without cracking.
When pressed, Cutler employs a description the tequila industry understandably hates: "It tastes like the smell of freshly poured concrete, or a hot street after a quick summer cloudburst," he says.
The ramp leading to the lower level is of simple poured concrete with no applied finish.
The pool walls were complemented by poured concrete stairs.
The company kept running into problems with the traditional poured concrete and forms they were using.
It works best with poured concrete since heavy-duty wall ties are used to stabilize the frame.