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prestressed

adjective uk   us   /ˌpriːˈstrest/
Prestressed concrete or a similar material has been made stronger by having tightly stretched wires put inside it.
Translations of “prestressed”
in Chinese (Traditional) (混凝土等)預加應力的, 內部張以鐵絲而加強的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (混凝土等)预加应力的…
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