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ferroconcrete

[fer-oh-kon-kreet, -kong-, -kon-kreet, -kong-] /ˌfɛr oʊˈkɒn krit, -ˈkɒŋ-, -kɒnˈkrit, -kɒŋ-/
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; ferro- + concrete
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Examples for ferroconcrete
  • In effect the columns became ferroconcrete components.
  • Monier was soon using this reinforced concrete, or ferroconcrete, for beams and posts as well as pots.
  • In its place stood a modern ferroconcrete structure.
British Dictionary definitions for ferroconcrete

ferroconcrete

/ˌfɛrəʊˈkɒŋkriːt/
noun
1.
another name for reinforced concrete
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