posttension

verb
post·​ten·​sion | \ ˌpōst-ˈten(t)-shən \
posttensioned; posttensioning; posttensions

Definition of posttension

transitive verb

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

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1950, in the meaning defined above

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