Definition of wythe in English:

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wythe

Pronunciation: /ˈwiTH/

noun

A vertical section of bricks or other masonry that is one unit thick.
Example sentences
  • Use the same type of masonry units in both exposed wythes of the parapet.
  • Horizontal adjustment is provided through the slotted end with wire ties into the wythe of brick.
  • Boards are attached to the air barrier on the exterior face of the interior wythe in cold climates.

Origin

Early 18th century(as with): probably an alteration of width.

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Syllabification: wythe

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