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reinforced concrete

noun
1.
concrete containing steel bars, strands, mesh, etc., to absorb tensile and shearing stresses.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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reinforced concrete

noun
1.
concrete with steel bars, mesh, etc, embedded in it to enable it to withstand tensile and shear stresses
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