reinforced concrete

noun

Definition of reinforced concrete

  1. :  concrete in which metal (such as steel) is embedded so that the two materials act together in resisting forces

1891

First Known Use of reinforced concrete

1891


REINFORCED CONCRETE Defined for English Language Learners

reinforced concrete

noun

Definition of reinforced concrete for English Language Learners

  • : concrete that has metal bars inside of it to make it stronger


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