Definition of rebar
: a steel rod with ridges for use in reinforced concrete
Recent Examples of rebar from the Web
Video shows workers dangling from metal rebar after scaffolding and wet concrete gave way at a building site in the San Francisco Bay Area, injuring at least 19 workers.
Deepscan identifies floor joists through material up to 1.5 inches thick and rebar in concrete up to 3 inches deep.
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Origin and Etymology of rebar
First Known Use: 1953
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