Definition of precast
: being concrete that is cast in the form of a structural element (such as a panel or beam) before being placed in final position
Examples of precast in a Sentence
The wall is built with precast concrete panels.
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The 160-foot tower's structural steel is beginning to corrode, its precast concrete is cracking and the concrete's mortar joints are facing deterioration, according to a two-year, $50,000 assessment of the structure.
The lower northbound deck, to be made of precast concrete panels, will be installed after Bertha’s trailing gear, including catwalks and utility pipes, is pulled out of the way.
Installation of interior finishes such as drywall, tiling and wood trim on guestroom floors is underway, and work on the precast parking garage structure will be erected soon.
WTC Construction of St. Andrews, Texas, would want a precast concrete system that would look like its desert surroundings.
On the outside, the seven-story, 38-unit building, designed by Andre Kikoski Architect, will be clad in sandblasted precast concrete panels with deep vertical grooves.
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: made into shapes that are ready to be used to build something
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