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engineering brick Line breaks: en¦gin|eer|ing brick

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Definition of engineering brick in English:


A brick made of semi-vitreous material, which is strong and impervious to water or frost.
Example sentences
  • He discovers that a particular wall is not made of soft building block but hard engineering brick - this house is well built.
  • In the middle, he was allowed to do much as he liked, so he made a ground floor of blue engineering brick, which contains a little gallery (though it could become another studio).
  • These clay engineering bricks are red in colour, durable and strong.
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