Granolithic Gran`o*lith"ic, n. [L. granum a grain (or E. granite) + -lith + -ic.] A kind of hard artificial stone, used for pavements. [1913 Webster]

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  • Granolithic — is a concrete product, composed of cement and fine aggregate mortar, the aggregate being granite chippings, which will give the hard wearing surface finish. It will be laid with screed, which is finished by hand trowelling(the traditional method) …   Wikipedia

  • granolithic — adjective Date: 1881 relating to or composed of a mixture of crushed granite and cement …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • granolithic — See granolith. * * * …   Universalium

  • granolithic — adjective Of or pertaining to a granolith …   Wiktionary

  • granolithic — [ˌgranə(ʊ) lɪθɪk] adjective (of concrete) containing fine granite chippings or crushed granite, used to render floors and surfaces. Origin C19: from grano (irregular combining form from L. granum grain ) + Gk lithos stone + ic …   English new terms dictionary

  • granolithic — gran·o·lith·ic …   English syllables

  • granolithic — adjective see granolith …   Useful english dictionary

  • granolithic concrete — /ˌgrænəlɪθɪk ˈkɒŋkrit/ (say .granuhlithik kongkreet) noun a type of concrete with 7 mm aggregate, used to surface floors, fill cavities, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • granolith — granolithic, adj. /gran l ith/, n. a composition stone for pavements, made from crushed granite or the like and cement. [1905 10; GRANO + LITH] * * * …   Universalium

  • Solid ground floor — The solid ground floor consists of a layer of concrete, which is the case of a domestic building will be the surface layer brought up to ground floor level with hardcore filling under it. The advantage of a solid ground floor is the elimination… …   Wikipedia

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