Belgian block


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Belgian block

[′bel·jən ¦bläk]
(materials)
A stone block used for paving, having the shape of a truncated pyramid, with a depth of 7-8 inches (18-20 centimeters), a base of 5-6 inches (13-15 centimeters) square, and a face opposite the base that is 1 inch (2.5 centimeters) or less smaller than the base.
Any stone block used for paving.

Belgian block

A hard paving stone, typically granite, roughly cut to the shape of a truncated pyramid, where the top is slightly smaller than the base. See also: Stone

Belgian block

A type of paving stone generally cut in a truncated, pyramidal shape; laid with the base of the pyramid down.
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