cast in concrete

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cast in concrete

Firmly or permanently established; not subject to change; unalterable. The healthcare law looks promising, but we'll have to wait until it's cast in concrete before we know exactly what it will do.
See also: cast, concrete
References in classic literature ?
As I turned, romance, adventure, and discovery in the abstract took wing before the terrible embodiment of all three in concrete form that I beheld advancing upon me.
It was the unknown, objectified at last, in concrete flesh and blood, bending over him and reaching down to seize hold of him.
Self-compacting concrete (SCC) is one of the newest achievements in concrete technology.
However, the literature data regarding the influence of VMA on the air content in concrete mixes vary.
The heating tubes are embedded in concrete with a thermal conductivity of [k.
In fact, memories and perceptions seemingly set in concrete can prove surprisingly malleable.