one-way slab[′wən ‚wā ′slab]
A concrete slab in which the reinforcing steel runs perpendicular to the supporting beams, that is, one way.
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A concrete slab designed to span in one direction only.
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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.
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