One-way slab

one-way slab

[′wən ‚wā ′slab]
(civil engineering)
A concrete slab in which the reinforcing steel runs perpendicular to the supporting beams, that is, one way.

One-way slab

A concrete slab designed to span in one direction only.

one-way slab

A rectangular reinforced concrete slab which spans a distance very much greater in one direction than the other; under these conditions, most of the load is carried on the shorter span.