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Definition of "pozzolanic" [pozzolanic]

  • Having the characteristics of pozzolana, a type of volcanic ash used for mortar or for cement which sets under water. (adjective)

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Use "pozzolanic" in a sentence
  • "Manufacturing blended cement (also called pozzolanic cement) is one of the promising trends in the reduction of energy use in construction."
  • "· The reaction of cement and water (known as hydration) liberates calcium hydroxide (slaked lime) which reacts with the clay particles to form a kind of pozzolanic binder."
  • "(d) use of low-energy additives or extenders, such as pozzolanic materials or blast-furnace slag, in cement production;"