arch brick


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arch brick

[′ärch ‚brik]
(materials)
A wedge-shaped brick used in arches.
An overburned brick, resulting from contact with the fire in the arch of a kiln.

arch brick, compass brick, featheredge brick, radial brick, radiating brick, radius brick, voussoir brick

1. A wedge-shaped brick used in arch or circular construction; its two larger faces are inclined toward each other.
2. Extremely hard-burnt brick from an arch.
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Once I had used all of the soft IFB arch bricks, I placed scrap pieces of fibre insulation to level the surface again and began using the fireplace liner bricks to construct the chimney.
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