Reinforced concrete

Reinforced concrete
Reinforced concrete Re`in*forced con"crete Concrete having within its mass a system of iron or steel supports, such as bars, rods, or a heavy mesh, to provide increased tensile strength and shear resistance. Same as {Ferro-concrete}. [Also spelled {reenforced concrete}.] [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

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