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reinforced concrete

concrete containing steel bars, strands, mesh, etc., to absorb tensile and shearing stresses.
Origin of reinforced concrete
1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Flags covered alike the stone and reinforced-concrete houses of business, and the brick and wooden residences.

  • Your best protection is an underground shelter or cave, or a substantial steel-framed or reinforced-concrete building.

    In Time Of Emergency Department of Defense
British Dictionary definitions for reinforced-concrete

reinforced concrete

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