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Meaning of 'concrete' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Concrete [ a.]
- United in growth; hence, formed by coalition of separate particles into one mass; united in a solid form.
- 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.
- Applied to a specific object; special; particular; -- opposed to general. See Abstract, 3.
2 . Concrete [ n.]
- A compound or mass formed by concretion, spontaneous union, or coalescence of separate particles of matter in one body.
- 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.
- A term designating both a quality and the subject in which it exists; a concrete term.
- Sugar boiled down from cane juice to a solid mass.
3 . Concrete [ v. i.]
- To unite or coalesce, as separate particles, into a mass or solid body.
4 . Concrete [ v. t.]
- To form into a mass, as by the cohesion or coalescence of separate particles.
- To cover with, or form of, concrete, as a pavement.

Meaning of 'concrete' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . concrete [ v]
Meaning (1):
- cover with cement
Example in sentence:
  • concrete the walls
2 . concrete [ a]
Meaning (2):
- capable of being perceived by the senses; not abstract or imaginary
Example in sentence:
  • concrete objects such as trees