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cinder block

[′sin·dər ‚bläk]
(materials)
A hollow block made of cinder concrete.
(metallurgy)
A block which closes the front of a blast furnace, containing the cinder notch.

cinder block, Brit.

clinker block A lightweight masonry unit made of cinder concrete; widely used for interior partitions.
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All that remained of Sullivan's Crossroads Grocery in Choctaw County was a pile of cinderblocks and some jars of pickled eggs and pigs' feet.
After the roof was completely torn away, I was left with a cinderblock structure, about 7' x 8' on the sides, and about six feet high.
The conflict reduced the "old camp" - the original square kilometer of cinderblock houses which comes under the jurisdiction of the UN Palestinian refugee agency, UNRWA - to rubble, and also inflicted huge damage on the new camp, where Palestinians had built homes on land rented from local Lebanese.
His original habitat consisted of a cinderblock night house attached to a 400-square-foot cement slab with fencing around it, according to Dr.
I remember he worked as a sugar cane cutter, but always wanted to run his own business, and eventually, started his own cinderblock manufacturing company.
We were about 20 or 25 feet away from his garage's cinderblock back wall.
The skins are predominantly brick, cinderblock, and metal siding with asphalt shingles.
It is a dusty town of crumbling cinderblock homes where burned trash litters the parched landscape and many men go off to work in Arab Gulf countries, because there are few jobs in Gaza.
In addition to blown-out windows and a caved-in ceiling, several cinderblock walls were disintegrated by the force of the blast.
A way to help do it: A brick or cinderblock wall can be used as a time-line in the gym, hallway, or classroom.
Because it is pressure driven, it finds its way inside through cracks in the slab, around 'plumbing piping, floor drains and cinderblock walls.