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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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A typical rifle barrel is a fairly stout piece of steel, and a cinder block is just cement, so I guess there's no great mystery about which should yield.
Paint penetrates cinder blocks because of their porous nature.
The room was decorated with bare cinder block walls and flypaper.
Abu Obeid gets cement from tunnels that are used to bypass the blockages and makes gravel - his second key ingredient - by recycling broken cement slabs and cinder blocks of buildings destroyed in Israel's three-week military offensive against Gaza 19 months ago.
I appreciate the added comfort of being able to sit up in bed, but I do find myself missing the cinder blocks and sandbags.
Restoration of 140 West Street's facade required 520,000 bricks, 22,500 cinder blocks, and 93 tons of structural steel.
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Mosaic students and volunteers use tile set and epoxy to adhere frost-proof tiles to concrete cinder blocks.
Next we stacked 8" x 16" cinder blocks one block high and made 14 4' x 8' raised beds; bottoms open to the ground.
Even the cinder blocks whose sides face us, display a fine mixture of perpendicular lines.
Some creative friends solved this problem with shelves of painted cinder blocks and boards.
It can be achieved with free weights, machines, sandbags, cinder blocks, or paint buckets filled with cement.