Lift-slab construction

lift-slab construction

[′lift ‚slab kən‚strək·shən]
(civil engineering)
Pouring reinforced concrete roof and floor slabs at ground level, then lifting them into position after hardening.

Lift-slab construction

Casting floor and roof slabs one upon another, then jacking or hoisting them into final position, saving on formwork for cast-in-place floors in a multistory structure.