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1. A rod or bar used for reinforcement in concrete or asphalt pourings.
2. A group of such rods forming a grid.

[re(inforcing) bar.]


a rod that provides reinforcement in concrete structures


or re-bar


a steel bar or rod used to reinforce concrete.
[1960–65, Amer.; re(inforcing)bar]
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Some [contractors] want to crush the concrete, remove the rebar and leave the crushed rock on the jobsite--this is a good tool for that.