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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Labourer Dylan Lewis had drunk 13 cans and five pints of lager before he threw a breeze block through a car window.
THESE new units are situated in Haunchwood Park, Galley Common, Nuneaton and are to be constructed in a modern style of steel and portal frame with breeze block elevations.
A BOY who killed a lorry driver by dropping a breeze block from a bridge was in a "feral" group engaged in "aimless, antisocial behaviour" a court heard yesterday.
The 23-year-old victim was racially abused, punched and had a breeze block thrown at him when he went to investigate noises outside a house at Ffald Road, Pyle near Bridgend, while visiting relatives on Saturday.
Children in this area start school aged seven, learning only half a day a week, mostly in terrible conditions, with earth floors, breeze block walls and decrepit desks.
The supporters will be watching from breeze block terraces, and the Village might just about be ready to house some of the supporters who come to England to watch the 2018 World Cup.
He decided to put the chick out of its misery and dropped a breeze block on it.
Hang about long enough and you can trouser 3kg of reformed turkey slices and a breeze block of angry cheddar, for a quid.
At her trial, Nolan, of Linnhe Crescent, was cleared of behaving in a threatening manner by shouting, swearing, behaving in an aggressive manner, making abusive remarks and throwing pieces of breeze block.
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He appeared at the city's Magistrates Court a few days later, where it was heard Mulligan had struck his father on the head with a breeze block.
They can be replaced but the people in them can't," said Jamie who is now a timber merchant "Another time in Brighouse a milk lorry was coming out of a side road and pulled out and I had to slam on my brakes and breeze block bricks actually fell off my wagon.