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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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He was as cold as the concrete floor, as methodical as a machine; and in such fashion he went about the washing, scrubbing, and disinfecting of Michael.
The floor of the chamber was of concrete, the walls of smooth granite, upon which strange figures of men and beasts were carved.
During the fight within the dark chamber, and while they had been dragging Tarzan to the inner court, no word had been spoken, but now several of them exchanged grunting, monosyllabic conversation in a language unfamiliar to the ape-man, and presently they left him lying upon the concrete floor while they trooped off on their short legs into another part of the temple beyond the court.
It was true she had given up a concrete floor for her cellar, but she had seen at once the good sense of having the concrete in the barn instead.
What would you say if I was to prove to you that it would build a fine chicken-house, one for the herd boar, a concrete tank down in the pasture that'd save the cows enough trips to the barn to make 'em give a heap sight more milk, a cooling house for it and a good tool room?
The one time she and Martin had seemed quite close had been the moment in which she had agreed so quickly to change the location of the concrete floor.
And as that abstract condition of Maia, to the kind and quantity of concrete literary production we hold to have been originally possible for him; so was the religion he actually attained, to what might have been the development of his profoundly religious spirit, had he been able to see that the old-fashioned Christianity is itself but the proper historic development of the true "essence" of the New Testament.
There were low rambling buildings of concrete barred with heavy impassable doors, and no amount of hammering and hallooing brought any response.
Again he commenced his groping advance; but this time he had gone but a short distance when he emerged into a room, which was lighted through an opening in the ceiling, from which a flight of concrete steps led downward to the floor of the chamber.
Are the descriptions concrete and accurate, or on the other hand purposely general (impressionistic) or carelessly superficial?
The fall through leafy branches and the dizzy heights; the snakes that struck at me as I dodged and leaped away in chattering flight; the wild dogs that hunted me across the open spaces to the timber--these were terrors concrete and actual, happenings and not imaginings, things of the living flesh and of sweat and blood.
The Rapid Chloride Permeability Test (RCP'T) can help identify how well different concretes will protect reinforcing steel from corrosion.
The steel corrosion rate in various reinforced concretes can be determined by the value of corrosion current density [I.
where CC-0 stands for Reference Concrete and CC-10 CC-15 and CC-20 stand for concretes having 10% 15% and 20% ceramic waste as sand replacement material respectively.