bricks and mortar


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bricks and mortar

A physical store, office or branch that customers walk into during business hours. Contrast with e-commerce. See clicks and mortar and bricks clicks and flips.
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John takes great pride in the reactive programs of the Anglican Foundation, but when he and I had conversations, he saw the need for the foundation to be more proactive and consider ways it might give support to new initiatives -- more than bricks and mortar," Bishop Fricker said in an interview.
Andre] Malraux, a novelist, philosopher, poet and French culture czar, foresaw a place, independent of bricks and mortar, where ordinary people could access great works of art.
Bricks and mortar complement what doctors have to do and make their work easier to accomplish.
If the temperature is low enough, water in the bricks and mortar can freeze, thaw and refreeze each time, causing rapid deterioration.