four-way reinforcing

four-way reinforcing

[′fȯr ‚wā rē·ən′fȯrs·iŋ]
(civil engineering)
A system of reinforcing rods in concrete slab construction in which the rods are placed parallel to two adjacent edges and to both diagonals of a rectangular slab.
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