◄ Concrete ►

1. (a.) United in growth; hence, formed by coalition of separate particles into one mass; united in a solid form.

2. (a.) 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.

3. (a.) Applied to a specific object; special; particular; -- opposed to general. See Abstract.

4. (n.) A compound or mass formed by concretion, spontaneous union, or coalescence of separate particles of matter in one body.

5. (n.) 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.

6. (n.) A term designating both a quality and the subject in which it exists; a concrete term.

7. (n.) Sugar boiled down from cane juice to a solid mass.

8. (v. i.) To unite or coalesce, as separate particles, into a mass or solid body.

9. (v. t.) To form into a mass, as by the cohesion or coalescence of separate particles.

10. (v. t.) To cover with, or form of, concrete, as a pavement.

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