Definition of cinder block in English:

cinder block

Syllabification: cin·der block

noun

North American
  • A lightweight building brick made from small cinders mixed with sand and cement.
    More example sentences
    • His dark patio was hemmed in by a cinder block retaining wall that created a barrier between the 1940s house and the rest of the yard.
    • She is walking me through the skeleton of the future clinic, which is being built cinder block by cinder block beside the old one.
    • For brick, concrete and cinder block, only latex should be used.

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