concrete containing steel bars, strands, mesh, etc., to absorb tensile and shearing stresses.
Origin of reinforced concrete
First recorded in 1900–05
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Examples from the Web for reinforced concrete
Historical Examples of reinforced concrete
Flags covered alike the stone and reinforced-concrete houses of business, and the brick and wooden residences.
Your best protection is an underground shelter or cave, or a substantial steel-framed or reinforced-concrete building.
British Dictionary definitions for reinforced concrete
concrete with steel bars, mesh, etc, embedded in it to enable it to withstand tensile and shear stresses
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