from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Poured concrete containing steel bars or metal netting to increase its tensile strength.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- Concrete having within its mass a system of iron or steel supports, such as bars, rods, or a heavy mesh, to provide increased tensile strength and shear resistance. Same as
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- noun A building material made from
Portland cementconcrete with a matrixof steel barsor wires( rebars) to increase its tensile strength.
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- noun concrete with metal and/or mesh added to provide extra support against stresses
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