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admixture

[¦ad¦miks·chər]
(geology)
One of the lesser or subordinate grades of sediment.
(materials)
A material (other than aggregate, cement, or water) added in small quantities to concrete to produce some desired change in properties. Also known as additive.

Admixture

A material other than water, aggregate, and cement, used as an ingredient in concrete or mortar; may add coloring or control strength or setting time.

admixture

A material other than water, aggregates, lime, or cement, used as an ingredient of concrete or mortar, and added to the batch immediately before or during its mixing; used as a water repellent, as a coloring agent, as a retarder or accelerator (to modify its setting rate), etc.
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