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prestressed

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  • prestressed — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ strengthened by the application of stress during manufacture, especially (of concrete) by means of tensioned rods or wires inserted before setting …   English terms dictionary

  • prestressed — adjective Having been stressed before use …   Wiktionary

  • prestressed — pre·stressed || ‚prɪː strest adj. reinforced by steel rods, strengthened with wires (about cement) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prestressed — adjective strengthened by the application of stress during manufacture, especially (of concrete) by means of tensioned rods or wires inserted before setting. Derivatives prestressing noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • prestressed — adj. strengthened by stressing in advance, esp. of concrete by means of stretched rods or wires put in during manufacture …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prestressed concrete — diagram Prestressed concrete is a method for overcoming concrete s natural weakness in tension. It can be used to produce beams, floors or bridges with a longer span than is practical with ordinary reinforced concrete. Prestressing tendons… …   Wikipedia

  • Prestressed structure — is the one whose overall integrity, stability and security depend, primarily, on a prestressing . Prestressing means the intentional creation of permanent stresses in a structure for the purpose of improving its performance under various service… …   Wikipedia

  • prestressed concrete — ☆ prestressed concrete [prē′strest′ ] n. concrete in which steel cables, wires, etc. are embedded under tension so as to produce compressive stress and lend greater strength …   English World dictionary

  • prestressed concrete — concrete reinforced with wire strands, pretensioned or post tensioned within their elastic limit to give an active resistance to loads. [1935 40] * * * Concrete reinforced by either pretensioning or posttensioning, allowing it to carry a greater… …   Universalium

  • prestressed concrete — noun concrete with stresses induced in it before use so as to counteract stresses that will be produced by load; often contains stretched steel bars or wires called tendons …   Wiktionary

  • prestressed concrete pavement — concrete reinforced with metal rods that is exposed to stress while hardening (which makes the concrete much stronger) …   English contemporary dictionary

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