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Definition of the noun adobe brick

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  1. sun-dried brick; used in hot dry climates
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of adobe brick: adobe
    • more generic word: brick = rectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln
    • substance: adobe = the clay from which adobe bricks are made

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Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Civil Engineering (2005)

by M.L.Sharman

adobe brick large roughly-moulded, sun-dried clay brick of varying size. 3. angle brick any brick shaped to an oblique angle to fit a salient corner. 4. arch brick a wedge-shaped brick for special use in an arch; extremely hard-burned brick from an arch of a scove kiln. 5. building brick for building purposes not especially treated for texture or colour, formerly called common brick. 6. clinker brick, a very hard- burned brick whose shape is distorted or bloated due to nearly complete ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Construction, Surveying, and Civil Engineering (2012)

by Christopher Gorse, David Johnston, Martin Pritchard

An adobe brick, or mud brick, is made by placing adobe into a mould. adsorption The accumulation of a substance (gas or liquid) on ...

Google previewEncyclopedia and Handbook of Materials, Parts and Finishes, Third Edition (2016)

by Mel Schwartz

Adobe brick is a sundried molded mix of clay,

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Historic Architecture (2013)

by Cyril M. Harris

adobe brick Large, roughly molded, sundried clay brick of varying sizes. adytum, adyton 1. The inner shrine of a temple reserved for the priests. 2. The most sacred part of a place of worship. adytum aedes 1. In Roman antiquity, any edifice or a minor shrine, not formally consecrated. 2. Now, any chapel or temple. 2. A door or window framed by columns or pilasters. additus maximus In an ancient Roman amphitheatre, a main entrance. addorsed, ...

Google previewOhio Historic Places Dictionary (2008)

by Editorial Staff, State History Publications, LLC

Peck House is distinguished for its unusual adobe brick wall construction. At the present time, there is no other known example of comparable date in the Western Reserve of northeastern Ohio. The precise date of construction is uncertain. The best evidence suggests that it was built around 1848 by a member of the numerous Tuttle clan which settled in Austinburg Township. This date would be ...

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms (1860)

A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded as Peculiar to the United States by John Russell Bartlett

The large and economical adobe brick, hardened in the sun and without fire, supersedes other materials for walls and fences in this dry atmosphere [that of tho great Plains], and, as in Syria and Egypt, resists decay for centuries. — W. Gilpin, in Nat. Intell., 1857. To Africanize. To place under Negro domination. Africanization. The act of placing under Negro domination. This and the preceding are words of recent introduction by Southern political writers. After Night. After nightfall ; in the ...

Google previewBARTLETT'S DICTIONARY OF AMERICANISMS (1859)

by JOHN RUSSELL BARTLETT

The large and economical adobe brick, hardened in the sun and without fire, supersedes other materials for walls and fences in this dry atmosphere [that of the great Plains], and, as in Syria and Egypt, resists decay for centuries. — W. Gilpin, in Nat. Intell., 1857. To Africanize. To place under Negro domination. Africanization. The act of placing under Negro domination. This and the preceding are words of recent introduction by Southern political writers. After Night. After nightfall ; in the ...

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms, 2nd ed. enlarged (1859)

by John Russell Bartlett

The large and economical adobe brick, hardened in the sun and without fire, supersedes other materials for walls and fences in this dry atmosphere [that of tho great Plains], and, as in Syria and Egypt, resists decay for centuries. — W. Gilpin, in Nat. Iuldl., 1857. To Africanize. To place under Negro domination. Africanization. The act of placing under Negro domination. This and the preceding are words of recent introduction by Southern political writers. After Night. After nightfall ; in the ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

2: adobe brick. adobe brick, ...

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