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rebar

[ree-bahr] /ˈriˌbɑr/
noun, Building Trades Informal.
1.
a steel bar or rod used to reinforce concrete.
Also, re-bar.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65, Americanism; re(inforcing) bar
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rebar

n.

also re-bar, "steel reinforcing rod in concrete," 1961, from re(inforced) bar.

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rebar

reinforcing bar
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