poetry in which effects are created by the physical arrangement of words in patterns or forms rather than by the use of traditional language structure.
poetry in which the visual form of the poem is used to convey meaning
1958, from terms coined independently in mid-1950s in Brazil (poesia concreta) and Germany (die konkrete Dichtung). Related: Concrete poem (1958).
- Concrete syntax
language, data The syntax of a language including all the features visible in the source code such as parentheses and delimiters. The concrete syntax is used when parsing the program or other input, during which it is usually converted into some kind of abstract syntax tree (conforming to an abstract syntax). In communications, concrete syntax […]
- Concrete thinking
concrete thinking n. Thinking characterized by a predominance of actual objects and events and the absence of concepts and generalizations.
noun, Hegelianism. 1. a principle that necessarily has universal import but is also concrete by virtue of its arising in historical situations.
- Concretio cordis
concretio cordis con·cre·ti·o cor·dis (kən-krē’shē-ō kôr’dĭs) n. Extensive adhesion between parietal and visceral layers of the pericardium with partial or complete obliteration of the pericardial cavity. Also called internal adhesive pericarditis.