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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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Men and the occasional woman tip-toed heavily on breeze blocks to traverse the lake that had sprung up between the TV hall and the bar.
I'd recycled some old breeze blocks in a rustic sort of way.
It was after the original maze structure had been built out of breeze blocks that an inspection found it would be unsuitable for young people.
The diva was snapped stumbling on the stairs of her boyfriend's yacht, thanks to platform wedges the size of breeze blocks.
Liverpool Crown Court heard that McCarten, 43, kept lookout while Comish, 47, cut through concrete breeze blocks.
Neighbours described seeing blood, glass and broken breeze blocks strewn over the street after the brawl, for which five local men were arrested.
Create an inexpensive water feature using painted breeze blocks, pond liner and a water pump.
The eye-catching and colourful curtain will cover the steel girders, breeze blocks and seating of the 80,000 seater Stadium.
And a load of timber and breeze blocks was dumped from a van into a primary school entrance in Croydon.
Lee O'Reilly targeted Autocare in North Shields in the dead of night, smashing through breeze blocks and stealing a pounds 3,700 diagnostic machine.
We've three CDs of Bob the Builder's latest album Never Mind the Breeze Blocks up for grabs.