Lift slab

Lift slab

A reinforced prestressed concrete flat plate cast at ground level.

lift slab

1. A method of concrete building construction in which floor (and roof) slabs are cast, usually at ground level, and then raised into position by jacking.
2. A slab which is a component of such construction.
References in periodicals archive ?
The two firms bidding for the contract were Unipark Ltd and British Lift Slab Ltd.
Lift Slab works in the building and construction industry using modern ways to implement installations.
Lift slab out of tray with the baking paper place on cutting board.
During the mid-1970s, one of the buildings in my portfolio was a twin tower, 360-unit lift slab constructed building built along a river with a sloping landscape.
The market's worst performers were companies from the building materials and real estate sectors including Lift Slab Misr, which fell 9.
Mary Jones A Brambles grow so fast in spring that by summer they can lift slabs.
It's amazing how brambles grow so fast in spring and summer that they can lift slabs.
But what this 20-pound, 5-foot-long, wedge-tipped steel bar does better than anything else is lever things I couldn't otherwise move into a position where I can do something with them--like maneuver big rocks, lift slabs, and pry stumps.