prestressed concrete

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prestressed concrete

n
(Building) concrete that contains steel wires, cables, etc, that are prestressed within their elastic limit to counteract the stresses that will occur under load
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prestressed concrete

[ˈpriːˌstrɛstˈkɒnkriːt] adjcemento armato precompresso
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