Definitions

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  • adjective engineering, architecture Of a structural member, having stress already applied during the manufacturing process in the opposite direction to the stress expected in use.

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Examples

  • Does it come pre-stressed so that it looks like it was handed down from my grandpa.

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  • Basic shape and structural element of this hall are pre-stressed prefabricated reinforced concrete columns with the height up to 39 m.

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  • Does it come pre-stressed so that it looks like it was handed down from my grandpa.

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  • Robert Israel's multistory prison cells and second-act dungeon genuinely look as though they're made of pre-stressed concrete, and Florence von Gerkan's modern costumes Eastern Europe during Communism are accurate and unfanciful.

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  • The Alliance mission at the top of that ridge was a long, squat building made of the same pre-stressed concrete which formed the torus.

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  • Rather than a catalogue listing "50cmx50cmx10m pre-stressed concrete beam", we can have an "XcmxXcmxYm pre-stressed concrete beam", and fill in our own X and Y when we order it.

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  • Rather than a catalogue listing "50cmx50cmx10m pre-stressed concrete beam", we can have an "XcmxXcmxYm pre-stressed concrete beam", and fill in our own X and Y when we order it.

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  • The bridge is 2x26. 28 span, 55.56 metre-long, pre-stressed concrete girder with 7.50 metre width carriage way.

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  • Thinker is hysterical, giving a little tour of the exhaust tube as he goes, Interesting… pre-stressed concrete foundations, with a reinforced cold-rolled steel frame.

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  • Wood or steel framed, or properly engineered concrete, with pre-stressed concrete beams are the most likely to survive an earthquake with little or no damage.

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