reinforced concrete


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re·in·forced concrete

(rē′ĭn-fôrst′)
n.
Poured concrete containing steel bars or metal netting to increase its tensile strength. Also called ferroconcrete.

reinforced concrete

n
(Building) concrete with steel bars, mesh, etc, embedded in it to enable it to withstand tensile and shear stresses

re′inforced con′crete


n.
concrete containing steel bars, strands, mesh, etc., to absorb tensile and shearing stresses.
[1900–05]

reinforced concrete

- Has wire or metal bars embedded to increase its tensile strength.
See also related terms for wire.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reinforced concrete - concrete with metal and/or mesh added to provide extra support against stressesreinforced concrete - concrete with metal and/or mesh added to provide extra support against stresses
concrete - a strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water
Translations
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בטון מזויין
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reinforced concrete

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reinforced concrete

[ˌriːɪnfɔːstˈkɒnkriːt] ncemento armato
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