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breeze block

n
(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
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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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A pallet of breeze blocks on a van had been secured using this strap
If the wall is closer to 30cm thick, it is most likely a cavity wall, in which case you'll need to count the number of bricks on the outside skin and build the internal skin with breeze blocks. The gap between the breeze blocks and the bricks makes the cavity.
Castle Construction Products is a leading manufacturer of dense masonry blocks ("breeze blocks") and large interlocking "Lego-type" concrete blocks using a mix of both virgin and recycled aggregates.
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.
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.
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.