Definitions for "Aggregates"
A mixture of sand, rock, crushed stone, expanded materials, or particles that compose 75% of concrete by volume improve the formation and improve the concrete's structural performance.
Aggregates are procured by Trent Concrete throughout the U.K. and overseas. Aggregates are only specified if they are consistent, clean and of appropriate strength. The choice is often based on colour/texture for architectural finishes.
are sand and gravel, which are mined from quarries. They give ready-mix concrete its necessary volume and add to its overall strength. Under normal circumstances, one cubic meter of fresh concrete contains two metric tons of gravel and sand.
the term given to the clumps of elemental soil particles. The degree to which soil is clumped, or aggregated, has a great deal to do with soil quality, the higher the aggregation the better. The presence of organic matter and its breakdown by soil microbes greatly enhances soil aggregation. The air spaces between the aggregates provide aeration and water-holding capacity.
Soil particles forming cohesive groups.
Particles held tightly either by surface force and/or a matrix derived from the manufacturing process. The basic structural unit.
The five psycho-physical constituents that make up a sentient being: form, feeling, discriminative awareness, conditioning (compositional) factors and consciousness.
See Five aggregates.
The totals relating to the whole budget rather than a particular function, program, or line item. The seven budget aggregates are budget authority, outlays, revenues, deficit/surplus, level of public debt, new direct loan obligations, and new guaranteed loan commitments.
Keywords:  summaries, warehouse, query, pre, facts
Facts added together, or "aggregated," to form summaries of information.
Pre-calculated and pre-stored summaries that are stored in the data warehouse to improve query performance.
Fairly random associations of animals with little or no internal organization; form in response to a single stimulus and disperse when the stimulus is removed; one of the three broad classes of social organization.
A mixture of different mineral substances separable by mechanical means.
Keywords:  exposure, see