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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 ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

2: adobe brick. adobe brick, a roughly molded, sun-dried brick, usually of large dimensions, made of adobe, silt, and small amounts of straw or ...

Google previewCraftsman's Illustrated Dictionary of Construction Terms (1994)

by James T. Frane

adobe brick - an unfired, sun-dried brick made from adobe clay and straw. adorn - to beautify or decorate. adsorb -to take up and collect ...

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

by Christopher Gorse, David Johnston, Martin Pritchard, Martin Pritchard (BEng (Hons), PhD.)

An adobe brick, or mud brick, is made by placing adobe into a mould. adsorption The accumulation of a substance (gas or liquid) on a surface of another substance (liquid or solid), forming a molecular film. advance (advance payment) ...

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 previewDictionary of Americanisms (1877)

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 the great Plains), and, as in Syria and Egypt, resists decay for centuries. — W. Gilpin in ...

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 ...

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