Definition of brick veneer in English:

brick veneer

Syllabification: brick ve·neer


  • 1A covering of brick applied to a timber frame.
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    • Its popularity dates from the mid-1930s when the term brick veneer first appeared in building journals.
    • His analysis of forces on the brick veneer walls for the subject building was filed as Exhibit #30.
    • Rather than the usual brick veneer, Brown relied on inexpensive and utilitarian materials.
  • 1.1Timber frames covered in brick as a building material.
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    • Eve climbed out of the car and followed the mysterious man to the front door of a spacious brick veneer.
    • This was the age of the brick veneer, the owner-occupied home, and the motor mower.
    • Most of the town's residents have sold their bungalows and bought into brick veneer subdivisions with manicured lawns.

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