Concrete block


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concrete block

[′käŋ‚krēt ′bläk]
(materials)
A solid or hollow block of precast concrete.

Concrete block

A hollow concrete masonry unit, rectangular in shape, made from Portland cement and other aggregates.

decorative concrete block

A concrete masonry unit having special treatment of its exposed face for architectural effect; may consist of exposed aggregates or beveled recesses for a patterned.

concrete block

A hollow or solid concrete masonry unit consisting of portland cement and suitable aggregates combined with water. Lime, fly ash, air-entraining agents, or other admixtures may be included. Sometimes incorrectly called cement block.
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