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[pot-suh-lan-ik, -lah-nik] /ˌpɒt səˈlæn ɪk, -ˈlɑ nɪk/
(of a cement admixture) having properties similar to those of pozzolana.
Also, pozzuolanic
[pot-swuh-lah-nik] /ˌpɒt swəˈlɑ nɪk/ (Show IPA)
Origin of pozzolanic
1925-30; pozzolan(a) + -ic Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for pozzolanic
  • 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 reactivity of fly ash.
  • The reduced particle size means that the pozzolanic reaction, which is normally a slow process is accelerated.
  • Later work incorporated features of pozzolanic reactions and other supplemental cementing materials.
  • Finally, the concrete was made with a natural pozzolanic rock that may improve certain properties of concrete.
  • The pozzolanic mortar used had a high content of alumina and silica.

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