American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A rod or bar used for reinforcement in concrete or asphalt pourings.
- n. A group of such rods forming a grid.
- Blend of reinforcing and bar (Wiktionary)
- re(inforcing) bar. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“It sounds like a nice story but the rebar is there so they don't have to pay property taxes on the property.”
“The company said it already is seeing price increases in some parts of the world for stainless steel and rebar, which is used to strengthen concrete and other materials.”
“These in turn clip together like a giant Lego set to form walls into which steel rods called rebar are inserted to add strength.”
“There is an invention called rebar that could saved lives and building.”
“And the same can be said for the 'reconstruction' of Gaza, which by the way will require a lot of cement and iron "rebar" that will end up in bunkers and tunnels.”
“This could be a purchased product, a piece of sharpened wood, metal such as rebar or a long screwdriver.”
“Founded in 1984, Dimension Fabricators makes concrete reinforcing steel products such as rebar and continuous steel spirals that are used in complex civil engineering jobs, such as bridges, tunnels and roads.”
“The poorer the country, the likelier people are to scrimp on rebar, or use poor quality concrete, or lie about compliance.”
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