Definition of Pozzolana

1. Noun. A type of volcanic ash used for mortar or for cement which sets under water. ¹



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Definition of Pozzolana

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pozzolana

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poyses
poysing
poyson
poysoned
poysoning
poysons
poz
pozole
pozoles
pozz
pozzie
pozzies
pozzolan
pozzolana (current term)
pozzolanas
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pozzuolana
pozzy
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pr*ck
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Literary usage of Pozzolana

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1. Vitruvius, the Ten Books on Architecture by Vitruvius Pollio (1914)
"CHAPTER VI pozzolana 1. THERE is also a kind of powder which from natural causes produces astonishing results. It is found in the neighbourhood of Baiae and ..."

2. A Manual of Civil Engineering by William John Macquorn Rankine, William J. Millar (1907)
"Artificial pozzolana may be made by grinding bricks, or by burning good brick-clay and ... Common mortar may be made hydraulic by a mixture of pozzolana. ..."

3. Retrospect of Philosophical, Mechanical, Chemical, and Agricultural Discoveries (1806)
"On a factitious pozzolana or Water Cement. By M. DODON.— Jour, de Phys. ... or eighteen years been engaged in manufacturing a factitious pozzolana, ..."

4. Vitruvius, the Ten Books on Architecture by Vitruvius Pollio (1914)
"CHAPTER VI pozzolana 1. THERE is also a kind of powder which from natural causes produces astonishing results. It is found in the neighbourhood of Baiae and ..."

5. Vitruvius, the Ten Books on Architecture by Vitruvius Pollio (1914)
"CHAPTER VI pozzolana 1. THERE is also a kind of powder which from natural causes produces astonishing results. It is found in the neighbourhood of Baiae and ..."

6. Transactions of the International Engineering Congress, 1915 (1916)
"Another process is the addition of true pozzolana (a volcanic ash) or of an artificial pozzolana (blast furnace slag of a certain chemical composition) to ..."

7. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1835)
"pozzolana, in natural history, is a kind uf substance formed of volcanic ashes. When mixed with a small portion of lime, it quickly hardens; ..."

8. Vesuvius by John Phillips (1869)
"pozzolana. (pp- 38135-) Vitruvius (lib. ii. cap. vi.) gives an account of the volcanic sands, in the fashion of an architect: — ' De pulvere ..."

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