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ferroconcrete


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ferro-concrete  \Fer"ro-con"crete\,  n.  (Arch.  &  Engin.) 
  Concrete  strengthened  by  a  core  or  foundation  skeleton  of 
  iron  or  steel  bars,  strips,  etc  Floors,  columns,  piles, 
  water  pipes,  etc.,  have  been  successfully  made  of  it  Called 
  also  {armored  concrete  steel},  and  {re["e]nforced  concrete}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ferroconcrete 
  n  :  concrete  with  metal  and/or  mesh  added  to  provide  extra 
  support  against  stresses  [syn:  {reinforced  concrete}] 




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