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Poured concrete containing steel bars or metal netting to increase its tensile strength. Also called ferroconcrete.
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(Building) concrete with steel bars, mesh, etc, embedded in it to enable it to withstand tensile and shear stresses
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concrete containing steel bars, strands, mesh, etc., to absorb tensile and shearing stresses.
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reinforced concrete- Has wire or metal bars embedded to increase its tensile strength.
See also related terms for wire.
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|Noun||1.||reinforced 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
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n → Stahlbeton m
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reinforced concrete[ˌriːɪnfɔːstˈkɒnkriːt] n → cemento armato
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