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 for concrete
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Concrete \Con"crete\, n.
     1. A compound or mass formed by concretion, spontaneous
        union, or coalescence of separate particles of matter in
        one body.
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              To divide all concretes, minerals and others, into
              the same number of distinct substances. --Boyle.
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     2. 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.
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     3. (Logic) A term designating both a quality and the subject
        in which it exists; a concrete term.
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              The concretes "father" and "son" have, or might
              have, the abstracts "paternity" and "filiety". --J.
                                                    S. Mill.
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     4. (Sugar Making) Sugar boiled down from cane juice to a
        solid mass.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Concrete \Con"crete\ (? or ?), a. [L. concretus, p. p. of
     concrescere to grow together; con- + crescere to grow; cf. F.
     concret. See Crescent.]
     1. United in growth; hence, formed by coalition of separate
        particles into one mass; united in a solid form.
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              The first concrete state, or consistent surface, of
              the chaos must be of the same figure as the last
              liquid state.                         --Bp. Burnet.
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     2. (Logic)
        (a) 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. Hence:
        (b) Applied to a specific object; special; particular; --
            opposed to general. See Abstract, 3.
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                  Concrete is opposed to abstract. The names of
                  individuals are concrete, those of classes
                  abstract.                         --J. S. Mill.
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                  Concrete terms, while they express the quality,
                  do also express, or imply, or refer to, some
                  subject to which it belongs.      --I. Watts.
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     Concrete number, a number associated with, or applied to, a
        particular object, as three men, five days, etc., as
        distinguished from an abstract number, or one used without
        reference to a particular object.
     Concrete quantity, a physical object or a collection of
        such objects. --Davies & Peck.
     Concrete science, a physical science, one having as its
        subject of knowledge concrete things instead of abstract
     Concrete sound or movement of the voice, one which slides
        continuously up or down, as distinguished from a
        discrete movement, in which the voice leaps at once from
        one line of pitch to another. --Rush.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Concrete \Con*crete"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Concreted; p. pr &
     vb. n. Concreting.]
     To unite or coalesce, as separate particles, into a mass or
     solid body.
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     Note: Applied to some substances, it is equivalent to
           indurate; as, metallic matter concretes into a hard
           body; applied to others, it is equivalent to congeal,
           thicken, inspissate, coagulate, as in the concretion of
           blood. "The blood of some who died of the plague could
           not be made to concrete." --Arbuthnot.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Concrete \Con*crete"\, v. t.
     1. To form into a mass, as by the cohesion or coalescence of
        separate particles.
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              There are in our inferior world divers bodies that
              are concreted out of others.          --Sir M. Hale.
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     2. To cover with, or form of, concrete, as a pavement.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: capable of being perceived by the senses; not abstract or
             imaginary; "concrete objects such as trees" [ant:
      2: formed by the coalescence of particles
      n 1: a strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel
           and cement and water
      v 1: cover with cement; "concrete the walls"
      2: form into a solid mass; coalesce

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  267 Moby Thesaurus words for "concrete":
     Formica, Masonite, Tarmac, Tarvia, absolute, actual, adamant,
     adobe, agglomerate, agglomeration, appreciable, ashlar, asphalt,
     associate, authentic, bitumen, bituminous macadam, blacktop, block,
     body, bona fide, bone, bony, bracket, breccia, brick,
     bricks and mortar, bunch, cake, candy, canvas, carpet, carpeting,
     causeway, cement, cemental, certain, clabber, clapboard, clear-cut,
     clinker, close, close-knit, close-textured, close-woven, clot,
     clump, cluster, coagulate, coalesce, cobble, cobblestone, combine,
     compact, compacted, compound, compressed, concentrated, concretion,
     condense, condensed, congeal, congested, conglomerate,
     conglomeration, connect, consolidated, cork tile, corneous, couple,
     covering materials, crammed, crammed full, crowded, crystallize,
     curb, curbing, curbstone, curd, curdle, defined, definite,
     definitive, dense, detailed, determinate, diamond, diamondlike,
     different, distinct, distinguished, dry, dure, edgestone, esoteric,
     especial, exceptional, express, extraordinary, ferroconcrete,
     fiber glass, firebrick, firm, fixed, flag, flagging, flagstone,
     flint, flintlike, flinty, floor, flooring, gel, gelatinate,
     gelatinize, genuine, gluey, granite, granitelike, granitic,
     granulate, gravel, grout, hard, hard as nails, hardhearted,
     heart of oak, heavy, horny, impenetrable, impermeable, incrassate,
     individual, indurate, inner, inspissate, intimate, iron, iron-hard,
     ironlike, jam-packed, jammed, jell, jellify, jelly, kerb,
     kerbstone, knot, lapideous, lath and plaster, link, linoleum,
     literal, lithoid, lithoidal, lopper, lump, macadam, marble,
     marblelike, masonry, mass, massive, mastic, material, metal,
     minute, mortar, nails, node, nonporous, noteworthy, oak, obdurate,
     osseous, packed, palpable, pantile, paper, parget, parquet,
     particular, pave, pavement, pavestone, paving, paving material,
     paving stone, pebble, personal, physical, plaster, plasterboard,
     plasters, plywood, ponderable, precise, prestressed concrete,
     private, real, realistic, reliable, resistant, resistive,
     respective, road metal, rock, rocklike, rocky, roofage, roofing,
     roofing paper, roughcast, sensible, serried, set, several, shake,
     sheathing board, sheeting, shingle, siding, singular, slate, solid,
     solid body, solidify, solipsistic, special, specific, spun glass,
     steel, steellike, steely, stone, stonelike, stony, stucco,
     substantial, substantive, take a set, tangible, tar, tar paper,
     tarmacadam, thatch, thick, thick-growing, thicken, thickset, tile,
     tilestone, tiling, tough, unite, valid, veneer, viscid, viscose,
     viscous, wainscoting, wallboard, walling, wallpaper, washboard,
     weatherboard, wood

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Concrete, WA -- U.S. town in Washington
     Population (2000):    790
     Housing Units (2000): 335
     Land area (2000):     1.214845 sq. miles (3.146435 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.020393 sq. miles (0.052818 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.235238 sq. miles (3.199253 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            14380
     Located within:       Washington (WA), FIPS 53
     Location:             48.539084 N, 121.747188 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     98237
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Concrete, WA

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