|to chew (food) slowly and thoroughly.|
|to bark; yelp.|
|1.||a. a construction material made of a mixture of cement, sand, stone, and water that hardens to a stonelike mass|
|b. (as modifier): a concrete slab|
|2.||physics a rigid mass formed by the coalescence of separate particles|
|3.||relating to a particular instance or object; specific as opposed to general: a concrete example|
|4.||a. relating to or characteristic of things capable of being perceived by the senses, as opposed to abstractions|
|b. (as noun): the concrete|
|5.||formed by the coalescence of particles; condensed; solid|
|6.||(tr) to construct in or cover with concrete|
|7.||to become or cause to become solid; coalesce|
|[C14: from Latin concrētus grown together, hardened, from concrēscere; see |
concrete con·crete (kŏn-krēt', kŏn'krēt')
Relating to an actual, specific thing or instance; particular.
Existing in reality or in real experience; perceptible by the senses; real.
Relating to a material thing or group of things as opposed to an abstraction.
Formed by the coalescence of separate particles or parts into one mass; solid.