reinforced concrete

noun
|Updated on: 20 May 2018

Definition of reinforced concrete

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

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1891

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


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