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Definition: concrete of substantially lower density than that made using aggregates of normal density; consists entirely of lightweight aggregate or a combination of lightweight aggregate and normal-density aggregate; its equilibrium densities are generally between 70 and 120 lb/ft3 (1120 and 1920 kg/m3).- ACI Concrete Terminology
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