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 is called transfer 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.
[kon-kree-shuh n, kong-] /kɒnˈkri ʃən, kɒŋ-/ noun 1. the act or process of or becoming substantial; coalescence; solidification. 2. the state of being . 3. a solid mass formed by or as if by coalescence or cohesion: a concretion of melted candies. 4. anything that is made real, tangible, or particular. 5. Pathology. a solid […]