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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.]
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a rod that provides reinforcement in concrete structures
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or re-bar


a steel bar or rod used to reinforce concrete.
[1960–65, Amer.; re(inforcing)bar]
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Emirates Steel has been awarded a Quality System Certificate (QSC) from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) for the manufacture of concrete reinforcing bar (rebar), a statement from the company has reveled.
Eight Italian companies in the concrete reinforcing bar sector have been fined by the European Commission a total of 83,250,000 for participating in a cartel.
Canada said that a formal investigation was launched into the dumping (14% below prevailing market prices) of concrete reinforcing bar products into Canada by companies located in Cuba, South Korea and Turkey.
Summary: The recent falls noticed in the prices of some building materials, notably the cement and concrete reinforcing bar have not any immediate impact on the finale price of new houses which are still growing due to speculation and high prices of land basis.
As composites of fibers embedded in polymeric resins, fiber-reinforced polymers (FRP) have emerged as an alternative to steel for concrete reinforcing bars, offering weight savings, strength and corrosion-rooted durability advantages, and longer service life.
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