post tensioning


verb (used with object)
(in prestressed-concrete construction) to apply tension to (reinforcing strands) after the concrete has set. Compare pretension2 ( def 1 ).
to make (a concrete member) with posttensioned reinforcement.

1970–75; post- + tension Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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