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airbrick Line breaks: air|brick
Pronunciation: /ˈɛːbrɪk/

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Definition of airbrick in English:

noun

British
A brick perforated with small holes for ventilation.
Example sentences
  • Buy sandbags or floorboards to block doors and airbricks and remember to ensure there is adequate ventilation.
  • Passive systems are less effective and, although they have no moving parts to wear out, may still go wrong: airbricks blocked by vegetation, for example.
  • Fill gaps around pipes, but be careful not to block airbricks.

Words that rhyme with airbrick

hayrick • Friedrich

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