lift-slab

[lift-slab]
adjective
  1. noting or pertaining to a technique of constructing multistory buildings in which all horizontal slabs are cast at ground level and, when ready, are raised into position by hydraulic jacks.

Origin of lift-slab

First recorded in 1950–55
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