Definition of reinforced concrete in English:

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reinforced concrete

Pronunciation: /ˈˌrēinˈfôrst ˌkänˈkrēt/


Concrete in which wire mesh or steel bars are embedded to increase its tensile strength.
Example sentences
  • The second-level floor is made of reinforced concrete over commercial-grade metal decking.
  • Construction is reinforced concrete with prestressed concrete floors.
  • They are made of steel, reinforced concrete, and concrete stave.

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Syllabification: re·in·forced con·crete

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