ferro-concrete

Ferro-concrete

Fer"ro-con"crete\, n. (Arch. & Engin.) Concrete strengthened by a core or foundation skeleton of iron or steel bars, strips, etc. Floors, columns, piles, water pipes, etc., have been successfully made of it. Called also armored concrete steel, and re["e]nforced concrete.
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