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Concrete

Con`crete´
a.1.United in growth; hence, formed by coalition of separate particles into one mass; united in a solid form.
The first concrete state, or consistent surface, of the chaos must be of the same figure as the last liquid state.
- Bp. Burnet.
2.(Logic) Standing for an object as it exists in nature, invested with all its qualities, as distinguished from standing for an attribute of an object; - opposed to abstract.
Concrete is opposed to abstract. The names of individuals are concrete, those of classes abstract.
- J. S. Mill.
Concrete terms, while they express the quality, do also express, or imply, or refer to, some subject to which it belongs.
- I. Watts.
Concrete number
a number associated with, or applied to, a particular object, as three men, five days, etc., as distinguished from an abstract number, or one used without reference to a particular object.
Concrete quantity
a physical object or a collection of such objects.
Concrete science
a physical science, one having as its subject of knowledge concrete things instead of abstract laws.
- Davies & Peck.
Concrete sound or movement of the voice
one which slides continuously up or down, as distinguished from a discrete movement, in which the voice leaps at once from one line of pitch to another.
- Rush.
n.1.A compound or mass formed by concretion, spontaneous union, or coalescence of separate particles of matter in one body.
To divide all concretes, minerals and others, into the same number of distinct substances.
- Boyle.
2.A mixture of gravel, pebbles, or broken stone with cement or with tar, etc., used for sidewalks, roadways, foundations, etc., and esp. for submarine structures.
3.(Logic) A term designating both a quality and the subject in which it exists; a concrete term.
The concretes "father" and "son" have, or might have, the abstracts "paternity" and "filiety".
- J. S. Mill.
4.(Sugar Making) Sugar boiled down from cane juice to a solid mass.
v. i.1.To unite or coalesce, as separate particles, into a mass or solid body.
[imp. & p. p. Concreted; p. pr & vb. n. Concreting.]
v. t.1.To form into a mass, as by the cohesion or coalescence of separate particles.
There are in our inferior world divers bodies that are concreted out of others.
- Sir M. Hale.
2.To cover with, or form of, concrete, as a pavement.
Noun1.concrete - a strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water
Verb1.concrete - cover with cement; "concrete the walls"
2.concrete - form into a solid mass; coalesce
Adj.1.concrete - capable of being perceived by the senses; not abstract or imaginary; "concrete objects such as trees"
Antonyms:
abstract - existing only in the mind; separated from embodiment; "abstract words like `truth' and `justice'"
2.concrete - formed by the coalescence of particles
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