reinforced concrete

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

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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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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