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Related to precast: precast pile
Relating to or being a structural member, especially of concrete, that has been cast into form before being transported to its site of installation.
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(Building) (esp of concrete when employed as a structural element in building) cast in a particular form before being used
vb, -casts, -casting or -cast
(Building) (tr) to cast (concrete) in a particular form before use
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v. -cast, -cast•ing,
1. to cast (a concrete block or slab, etc.) in a place other than where it is to be installed in a structure.adj.
2. (of a building material or member) cast before being transported to the site of installation.
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Past participle: precast
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vb: pret, ptp <precast> vt → vorfertigen
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precast[ˈpriːˌkɑːst] adj → prefabbricato/a
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