diagonal bond


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diagonal bond

[dī′ag·ən·əl ′bänd]
(civil engineering)
A masonry bond with diagonal headers.

diagonal bond

A type of raking bond in masonry walls, consisting of a header course with the bricks laid at a diagonal in the face of the wall.
See also: Bond

diagonal bond

A type of raking bond, in thick masonry walls, consisting of a header course (usually every sixth course) with its bricks laid at a diagonal with the exterior and interior faces.