water-reducing agent

water-reducing agent

[′wȯd·ər ri‚düs·iŋ ‚ā·jənt]
(materials)
An additive for freshly mixed mortar or concrete for increasing workability without increasing water content, or for maintaining workability with a reduced amount of water.

water-reducing agent

A material which either increases workability of freshly mixed mortar or concrete without increasing its water content or maintains workability with a reduced amount of water.
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