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lightweight concrete

Concrete of substantially lower density than that made from gravel or crushed stone; usually made with lightweight aggregate or by injecting air or gas into the mortar.
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Dielectric constant of lossy LWCs. LWC state [[epsilon]'.sub.r] [[epsilon]".sub.r] Dry 2.5 0.2 Saturated 8 1.08 Table 2.
THE Lilongwe Wildlife Centre (LWC) is located in the middle of a natural 90-hectare sanctuary.
Libman, CEO of LWC."Few firms are as well regarded as New York Design Collaborative, and now they'll have the resources to deliver a true center point of responsibility and accountability to their clients, from architecture to engineering to construction management.
'Outsourcing' is where firms take advantage of both the low-wage costs of the LWCs and modern production techniques - where the process of manufacturing a product can be broken-down into numerous discrete activities - by moving the low-skill-intensive parts of production abroad to the LWCs but continue to carry out the high-skill-intensive activities themselves.
A recent Lodi Winegrape Commission (LWC) meeting about premiumization pointed out that a grower can take the initiative to change farming practices to increase quality and raise the bar, do market research, target potential buyers and make contacts to improve sales opportunities and prices.
On August 1, AIC acquired LWC from affiliate Aboitiz Land Inc., the land business unit of the Aboitiz Group and took full operational control of LWC on the same day.
Felly dwi'n meddwl mae hi a Tudur Owen yn gwthio'n erbyn yn llif ond pob lwc iddyn nhw,beth bynnag, yn eu hymdrech ddiddorol.
Y pedwerydd person i gymryd yr awenau yw James Evans o Lanfair-ym-muallt, felly pob lwc iddo ef ar ei fenter.
EXCELSIOR A moved a step closer to the top three of the Ashington Chisholm and LWC League after being 6-0 winners against their B team.
POB lwc i'r darllenwyr hynny sydd wedi cystadlu am y noson i ddau yng ngwesty'r Radisson Blu yng Nghaerdydd.
In the past three decades, Lanchester Wine Cellars (LWC) has built up an extensive network of clients by bottling and distributing wines and spirits to most of the UK's well-known supermarkets, wholesalers and high street outlets.
"The closure of the Dachau mill will have a strengthening effect on the European coated publication paper (LWC) demand and supply ratio.