breeze block


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breeze block

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(Building) a light building brick made from the ashes of coal, coke, etc, bonded together by cement and used esp for walls that bear relatively small loads. Usual US names: cinder block or clinker block

breeze block

cinder block
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Noun1.breeze block - a light concrete building block made with cinder aggregatebreeze block - a light concrete building block made with cinder aggregate; "cinder blocks are called breeze blocks in Britain"
building block - a block of material used in construction work
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Lee Hollender, 39, pictured, smashed the front window of the store at Prestatyn with a breeze block before making off with PS9,000 worth of scent on August 28.
Lee Hollender, 39, used a breeze block to smash the store's front window and a hammer to shatter four counter cabinets, while on holiday with his family at Prestatyn, North Wales.
Police found "considerable damage" in the restaurant's office, with breeze block rubble on the floor from a hole in the wall.
QHOW do I stop bad odours seeping through the breeze block walls from the bin area next to my flat?
But if the walls are just breeze block I would render them.
HO R R I F I E D RSPCA inspectors found a dog starved to death in a Midland garden shed which had been jammed shut with a breeze block.
If you have been hiding under a bigger breeze block than the one used to clock Karl, the prosecution's summation said it all: she jilted Carl, nicked the 30k from the wedding and on top of that bedded her niece's bloke.
BAHRAIN's top policeman has ordered an investigation after a video uploaded onto the Internet appeared to show officers throwing a breeze block at the window of a house, in Sitra.
A TEENAGER punched and kicked another young man outside a supermarket then later hurled a breeze block through the back window of a parked car in which the victim was sitting.
There is still time to remove the really unsightly parts of the building - the breeze block extensions - in preparation to make a start on restoring the original building.
From monolithic concrete structures such as motorway bridges and power stations, to the more prosaic breeze block, raw concrete and cement are left unfinished or polished to a shine.
In Lothian and Borders, incidents have included attacks with hammers, bricks, knives, lumps of concrete and coins while one crew reported that a breeze block was thrown off a bridge on to a fire engine.