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flash set

[¦flash ′set]
(materials)
Rapid hardening of freshly mixed cement paste, mortar, or concrete with considerable evolution of heat; plasticity cannot be restored.

flash set, grab set, quick set

The rapid development of rigidity in a freshly mixed portland cement paste, mortar, or concrete, usually with the generation of considerable heat; this rigidity cannot be dispelled, nor the plasticity regained by further mixing, without the addition of water.
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But having made a few costly errors over the years, he's happy to scoot about in his trusty Honda rather than parting with a wad of cash for a flash set of wheels.
THE Paddy O'Connor-trained Tomokee Flash set the pace in the first round of the Thurles Fresh Milk Tipperary Cup at Thurles on Saturday when beating The Other Sonic by three lengths in 28.
With his Rolex watch and a flash set of wheels, there's no wonder Derek Nichols has lots of birds flocking around him.
David Beckham loves a flash set of wheels, but hasn't got the hang of the steering of this beast as he gets his off-field kicks in Manchester
GROW YOUR OWN Space-age vegetables ON THE MOVE The Space Exploration Vehicles FLASH SET OF WHEELS Curiosity is the newest rover built to tackle Mars ONE SMALL KIP An engineer tests out the SEV's sleeping quarters EASY TO PARK Athlete has just passed two weeks of trials in the desert
Milldean Flash set the standard with an impressive display of front-running in the opening heat.
Mr Funny Face cruising around Los Angeles with a flash set of wheels eyeing up all the birds.
It was back in 1974 that Sampson Flash set new figures of 29.
If you have a certain image to portray, need a flash set of wheels without robbing the bank .