pozzolanic

[pot-suh-lan-ik, -lah-nik]
adjective
(of a cement admixture) having properties similar to those of pozzolana.
Also, pozzuolanic [pot-swuh-lah-nik] .


Origin:
1925–30; pozzolan(a) + -ic

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When pozzolanic-type fly ash is used, an activator must be added to initiate
  the pozzolanic reaction.
Because of its spherical shape and pozzolanic properties, fly ash is useful in
  cement and concrete applications.
They typically include pozzolanic or self-cementing materials.
Fineness is one of the important properties contributing to the pozzolanic
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