- to cast (a concrete block or slab, etc.) in a place other than where it is to be installed in a structure.
- (of a building or section) cast before being transported to the site of installation: a precast concrete roof.
Origin of precast
Related Words for precastfirm, compact, indurate, set, petrified, solid, dried, caked, solidified, consolidated, poured, calcified, congealed, cemented, steeled, compressed, monolithic, strong, unyielding, precast
Examples from the Web for precast
Historical Examples of precast
The Moonship, actually, was assembled from precast individual cells which then were welded together.Space Tug
Since the bridge is on a grade, it was necessary to precast this in sheets the width of the curb.Third Biennial Report of the Oregon State Highway Commission
S. Benson, W. L. Thompson, R. A. Booth, Herbert Nunn
- (esp of concrete when employed as a structural element in building) cast in a particular form before being used
- (tr) to cast (concrete) in a particular form before use