bricklaying


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brick·lay·er

 (brĭk′lā′ər)
n.
One who builds with bricks.

brick′lay′ing n.

bricklaying

(ˈbrɪkˌleɪɪŋ)
n
(Building) the technique or practice of laying bricks

brick•lay•ing

(ˈbrɪkˌleɪ ɪŋ)

n.
the act or occupation of laying bricks in construction.
[1475–85]
brick′lay`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bricklaying - the craft of laying bricksbricklaying - the craft of laying bricks    
masonry - the craft of a mason
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bricklaying

[ˈbrɪkˌleɪɪŋ] Nalbañilería f
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BRICKLAYING students from Hugh Baird College are to play a major part in a unifying project that is attracting global attention.
US company Construction Robotics has created a bricklaying robot that it says works three to five times faster than human builders can manage.
Bricklaying apprentices Alan Morelli (left), of Cowlersley, and William Crossland (right), from Honley, both took part in SkillBuild, a regional competition for the very best trainees in the field of construction.
Bricklaying student Lewy McCue, 17, of Stockton, said: "I've never done anything for charity before but it was Conyers sixth Form places great emphasis on examination success while also enabling their students.
Martin Flynn, 22, a bricklaying apprentice from Llanedeyrn, helps to lay bricks and blocks for walls and foundations.