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Synonyms for concrete

Synonyms for concrete

having verifiable existence

composed of or relating to things that occupy space and can be perceived by the senses

to make or become physically hard

Antonyms for concrete

a strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water

cover with cement

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form into a solid mass

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capable of being perceived by the senses

formed by the coalescence of particles

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In this instance, the cement will be used in a pervious concrete application.
As the award winner in the pervious concrete division, the project was recognized because of both its size, which was nearly 100,000 square feet of surface, and the valuable environmental role the paving performs in keeping run-off out of the nearby Whatcom Creek.
However, unlike conventional concrete, pervious concrete contains little, if any, sand.
Williamsburg city planners have billed the parking lot, which will serve a mall expansion, as the largest pervious concrete project in the United States, according to a newspaper account that appeared in the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot.
It's meant to be used on pervious concrete, meaning it allows water to pass through, avoiding run off.
Caption: Members of the team overseeing installation of the Lake Sunapee region's first pervious concrete parking lot at New London Hospital are from left: Robert Faulkner, Martin Risley and Kevin Thatcher of Clough Harbor & Associates LLP; Rick Dwyer and Brad Walker of Engelberth Construction Inc.
Sidewalks have been replaced, including an expanded plaza with pervious concrete, which lets rain drain through.
Similar to pervious asphalt, pervious concrete allows rainfall to drain through the pavement and infiltrate into the ground below.
Pervious concrete allows rainwater to percolate through it.
The Park's design plans incorporated over ten sustainable design features, including: permeable, interlocking concrete pavers for parking areas; pervious concrete sidewalk paving; on-site coastal sage scrub restoration; a native plant palette for landscaping; preservation of existing landforms; recycling of rocks generated from grading used as part of the landscaping; earth-tone colored concrete drainage devices; earth-tone colored structures; an on-site storm water detention basin; and amenities such as benches and playground equipment made of recycled materials.
recently partnered with the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (FPDCC) and Chicago Public Art Group (CPAG) to replace a District site's conventional foundation and walkway slabs with Filtercrete pervious concrete.
The editors have organized the contributions that make up the main body of the text in ten chapters devoted to design considerations common to all permeable pavements, porous asphalt and permeable friction course overlays, pervious concrete, and a variety of other related subjects.
Laughlin will be presenting innovative solutions for stormwater drainage challenges using pervious concrete pavement.