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  • n. A form of concrete in which lime is used in place of cement.


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Blend of lime and concrete


  • Although, for environmental reasons, she strongly recommends building the brick base with limecrete rather than concrete - and while concrete will dry in a couple of hours, limecrete will take a couple of weeks.

    The Guardian World News

  • The home will feature a domed, turf-covered limecrete roof built from excavated stone from the site. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • "Maybe we should save the limecrete section of it," Daniels said in withdrawing his motion to approve demolition.

    The Gazette-Enterprise: News

  • During discussion of the motion, it was mentioned that a portion of the Hoermann house was made of limecrete, the 19th century formula for concrete developed by Dr. John E. Park and used in the construction of Sebastopol as well as other buildings in early Seguin.

    The Gazette-Enterprise: News


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