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shotcrete

Syllabification: shot·crete
Pronunciation: /ˈSHätkrēt
 
/

Definition of shotcrete in English:

noun

Another term for gunite.
Example sentences
  • Are you going to use the pump for shotcrete or for structural concrete?
  • Cowen also used the mixer to encase straw bales with shotcrete for the equine center and to cast the roof trusses and panels for the building.
  • After several inches of shotcrete are in place, a monolithic dome of steel-reinforced concrete has been created.

Origin

1950s: from shot2 + concrete.

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