Definition of Pozzolan

1. Noun. Any material which, when combined with calcium hydroxide, exhibits cementitious properties; often used as an extender with Portland cements. ¹



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Definition of Pozzolan

1. a finely divided material used to make cement [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pozzolan

poyse
poysed
poyses
poysing
poyson
poysoned
poysoning
poysons
poz
pozole
pozoles
pozz
pozzie
pozzies
pozzolan (current term)
pozzolana
pozzolanas
pozzolanic
pozzolans
pozzuolana
pozzy
pp.
ppbv
ppm
ppmv
ppq
ppt
ppts
pr*ck

Literary usage of Pozzolan

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1. A Treatise on Masonry Construction by Ira Osborn Baker (1914)
"PORTLAND, NATURAL, AND pozzolan CEMENT. 116. PORTLAND CEMENT. Portland cement is produced by calcining a mixture containing from 75 to 80 per cent of ..."

2. General Economic Geology: A Textbook by William Harvey Emmons (1922)
"pozzolan Cement.—pozzolan cement is made by mixing slaked lime with finely ... pozzolan cement should not be confused with Portland cement made of slags ..."

3. Italy: A Popular Account of the Country, Its People, and Its Institutions by Wilhelm Deecke (1904)
"The number of ruins scattered on the shore at Baiae, the foundations of the country houses which are constantly being brought to light as the pozzolan is ..."

4. Recycling and Reuse of Material Found on Superfund Sites by Lawrence Smith, Jeffrey Means (1994)
"Replacement of some cement by a pozzolan can reduce the generation of ... Blast furnace slag from iron production is the most commonly used slag pozzolan, ..."

5. The European Journals of William Maclure by William Maclure, John S. Doskey (1988)
"The rest of the road is all cinders with balls of lava, pumice, and scoria which has been dug out of many caves for pozzolan ..."

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