pozzolana

noun poz·zo·la·na \ ˌpät-sə-ˈlä-nə \
variants: or pozzolan play \ˈpät-sə-lən\

Definition of pozzolana

:finely divided siliceous or siliceous and aluminous material that reacts chemically with slaked lime at ordinary temperature and in the presence of moisture to form a strong slow-hardening cement

pozzolanic

play \ˌpät-sə-ˈla-nik, -ˈlä-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of pozzolana

Italian pozzolana


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