posttension


post·ten·sion

verb \-ˈten(t)-shən\

Definition of POSTTENSION

transitive verb
:  to apply tension to (reinforcing steel) after concrete has set

First Known Use of POSTTENSION

1950

Rhymes with POSTTENSION

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: posttest
Previous Word in the Dictionary: posttemporal
All Words Near: posttension

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up posttension? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).