anchor block

anchor block

[′aŋ·kər ‚bläk]
(building construction)
A block of wood, replacing a brick in a wall to provide a nailing or fastening surface.
(civil engineering)

anchor block

A block of wood, replacing a brick in a wall to provide a nailing or fastening surface.
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Joining association staff on the PCR development were representatives from a) member producers Anchor Block Co.
Last week, Arla announced it is commencing making Anchor block butter at Westbury, traditionally a New Zealand brand to be made with 100% British milk and offering a great opportunity for AFS Red Tractor to be used.
The cables are passed through the anchor block eyes, then secured to eyebolts at the four corners of the blind.
Roth are securely attached, the front being pinned onto an anchor block that is itself induction-brazed to the barrel, the rear bolted on with hefty screws.
Kerrygold and President, however, claim they have enjoyed success in the unsalted sector and Arla has this year launched an unsalted Anchor block butter (see p49).
To permit easiest handling, EFLHD selected a 136-megapascal (300-kip) load capacity, anchor block and tieback arrangement.
We are extremely pleased to have the W Hotel anchor Block 21," said Beau Armstrong, president of Stratus Properties Inc.
Barbed wire fencing, Anchor block, P/L of Rising/main and S/E of pumping machinery) in Connection with Providing LWSS Shalli Temple in GP Khatnol, Tehsil Suni, Distt.
Joining the National Concrete Masonry Association board of directors for 2015 terms are Region I, Matt Lynch of Anchor Block, Manasquan, N.
Building Products Group -- Anchor Block Company -- Anchor Block Company is recognized as a premier manufacturer of architectural masonry, landscape retaining walls and paving stones.