Firmly set; fixed and determined: The most recent thing I heard is 45 days to two months, but nothing’s in concrete/ The President seems to be in cement (1960s+)
Firmly settled or determined; unalterable. For example, Their policy on taxes was set in cement despite opposition . For a synonym, see cast in stone
[in-sen-dee-uh-riz-uh m] /ɪnˈsɛn di əˌrɪz əm/ noun 1. the act or practice of an arsonist; malicious burning. 2. inflammatory behavior; agitation. /ɪnˈsɛndɪəˌrɪzəm/ noun 1. the act or practice of illegal burning; arson 2. (esp formerly) the creation of civil strife or violence for political reasons n. 1670s, figurative; 1837, literal; see incendiary + -ism.
[in-sen-dee-er-ee] /ɪnˈsɛn diˌɛr i/ adjective 1. used or adapted for setting property on fire: incendiary bombs. 2. of or relating to the criminal setting on fire of property. 3. tending to arouse strife, sedition, etc.; inflammatory: incendiary speeches. 4. tending to inflame the senses: an incendiary extravaganza of music and dance. noun, plural incendiaries. 5. […]
[in-sens] /ˈɪn sɛns/ noun 1. an aromatic gum or other substance producing a sweet odor when burned, used in religious ceremonies, to enhance a mood, etc. 2. the perfume or smoke arising from such a substance when burned. 3. any pleasant perfume or fragrance. 4. homage or adulation. verb (used with object), incensed, incensing. 5. […]
noun 1. any of several coniferous trees of the genus Libocedrus (or Calocedrus), especially L. decurrens, of the western U.S., growing to a height of 150 feet (50 meters). 2. the aromatic, close-grained wood of this tree, used to make pencils, chests, closet linings, etc.