a noun denoting something material and nonabstract, as chair, house, or automobile.
a noun that refers to a material object, as for example horse Compare abstract noun
noun, Arithmetic. 1. a number that relates to a particular object or thing. noun 1. a number referring to a particular object or objects, as in three dogs, ten men
- Concrete poem
noun a poem whose meaning is conveyed through its graphic shape or pattern on the printed page; also called shaped verse See shape poem
noun 1. a writer of concrete poetry.
noun 1. 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. noun 1. poetry in which the visual form of the poem is used to convey meaning n. 1958, from terms coined independently in mid-1950s in Brazil (poesia concreta) […]
- 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 […]