fer·​ro·​con·​crete ˌfer-ō-ˈkän-ˌkrēt How to pronounce ferroconcrete (audio)

Examples of ferroconcrete in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Since steel was scarce, the ship was built of ferroconcrete—a frame of metal mesh or steel-alloy rebar to which a concrete mixture was added in layers. Courtney Linder, Popular Mechanics, 10 Mar. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1896, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ferroconcrete was in 1896

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“Ferroconcrete.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ferroconcrete. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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