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lift-slab

[lift-slab] /ˈlɪftˌslæb/
adjective
1.
noting or pertaining to a technique of constructing multistory buildings in which all horizontal slabs are cast at ground level and, when ready, are raised into position by hydraulic jacks.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55
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  • The floor system is lift-slab concrete constructions pre-stressed in the longitudinal direction.

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