Posttension



[pohst-ten-shuh n] /poʊstˈtɛn ʃən/

verb (used with object)
1.
(in prestressed-concrete construction) to apply to (reinforcing strands) after the concrete has set.
Compare 2 (def 1).
2.
to make (a concrete member) with posttensioned reinforcement.

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