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  • noun A building material made from Portland cement concrete with a matrix of steel bars or wires (rebars) to increase its tensile strength.

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Examples

  • The pool is temporary until we can build the ferroconcrete tank on top of the hill.

    Rainwater harvesting

  • The pool is temporary until we can build the ferroconcrete tank on top of the hill.

    Rainwater harvesting

  • The pool is temporary until we can build the ferroconcrete tank on top of the hill.

    Rainwater harvesting

  • The pool is temporary until we can build the ferroconcrete tank on top of the hill.

    Rainwater harvesting

  • We also intend to build a larger tank for storage on top of the hill, and the best we have seen is a round ferroconcrete tank with a liner at a cost of about 3-4 pesos per gallon.

    Pond Liners; looking for expertise & materials

  • The pool is temporary until we can build the ferroconcrete tank on top of the hill.

    Rainwater harvesting

  • The pool is temporary until we can build the ferroconcrete tank on top of the hill.

    Rainwater harvesting

  • The pool is temporary until we can build the ferroconcrete tank on top of the hill.

    Rainwater harvesting

  • Only one of these rocket centers was underground, but all were protected by massive ferroconcrete domes thirty to forty feet thick.

    Masters of the Air

  • Only one of these rocket centers was underground, but all were protected by massive ferroconcrete domes thirty to forty feet thick.

    Masters of the Air

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  • Dry docks and breakwaters were built of reinforced (or ferro) concrete—concrete in which metal rods are added—and in the early 1900's several major buildings were built of the same material in Europe and the United States, as well as silos, some small bridges, and a Montgomery Ward warehouse in Chicago.
    David G. McCullough, The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914 (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1977)

    December 26, 2015