The ceiling and roof were made of concrete, not wood and sheet metal as the contract specified.
I took a cab to a stadium outside the city, bought a ticket, and sat in the concrete bleachers.
Those excuses would do little to dissuade those enforcing the statute, if the U.S. had concrete proof of the suspected killings.
And without a concrete way to measure the incidence of domestic violence, it is purely observational.
The body parts were discovered near a concrete ramp frequented by skateboarders.
I have taken this case of the schools as a case casual but concrete.
For instance, take a concrete case; so best can we illustrate.
The barracks of the men were of brick and concrete, and were built with no less regard for appearance than utility.
This third line of trenches was protected with armor plate and concrete.
To the companies the proposition had come as a concrete business proffer and they had rejected it.
late 14c., "actual, solid," from Latin concretus "condensed, hardened, thick, hard, stiff, curdled, congealed, clotted," figuratively "thick; dim," literally "grown together;" past participle of concrescere "to grow together," from com- "together" (see com-) + crescere "to grow" (see crescent). A logicians' term until meaning began to expand 1600s. Noun sense of "building material made from cement, etc." is first recorded 1834.
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.