Definition of "prestressed" [prestressed]

  • Having been stressed before use (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "prestressed" in a sentence
  • "With the rapid rise of domestic demand for steel, OSN began paying more attention to the domestic market, especially products such as prestressed materials with higher margins."
  • "Just try to get all those old fogies to agree on how big that prestressed concrete dome (or whatever) should be and whether or not you should be putting a little mortero in the mix."
  • "In Texas, she became the collection manager for Wales Transportation, a manufacturer of prestressed concrete beams."