concrete-mixer love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A machine for mixing cement, sand, crushed or broken stone, and water in varying proportions for making concrete.

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Examples

  • He ran the next light and just barely squeezed between an oncoming Jeep and a concrete-mixer truck.

    Excerpt: Pop Goes The Weasel by James Patterson

  • With a concrete-mixer, the filling process is reversed: the water is put in first, then the cement is added, followed by the sand (if any) and finally the earth.

    Chapter 7

  • Mixing can be done using a planetary or linear mixer or even with a simple concrete-mixer.

    Chapter 7

  • For the first time we had an aircraft in the Persian Gulf that was really designed to carry heavy commercial loads; we could take a motor pump out four hundred miles into the desert, or a concrete-mixer, or a truck.

    ROUND THE BEND

  • On passing out of No. 1 and proceeding to the succeeding building is noticed, between the two, a garage of ample dimensions and a smaller structure, at the door of which stands a concrete-mixer.

    Edison, His Life and Inventions, vol. 2

  • The concrete generally is produced in a concrete plant and is transported to work sites by concrete-mixer trucks where it is used in various types of construction projects, including buildings and roads.

    USDOJ: Justice News

  • Oshkosh manufactures a broad range of specialty vehicles, including military, fire, concrete-mixer and refuse trucks, as well as aerial work platforms.

    JSOnline.com

  • Sales of U.S. concrete-mixer trucks are down by 90% to 95% from their peak as the construction industry remains stuck in low gear.

    JSOnline.com

  • Top detective to re-examine Essex concrete-mixer death of Lee Balkwell murder squad detectives has been called in to re-examine the bizarre death of a man crushed in a concrete-mixer lorry seven years ago, following claims

    WN.com - Business News

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