U-block

lintel block, U-block

stone lintel
steel lintel
A concrete masonry unit having a single core with an open end; usually placed with its open end upright; such blocks form a continuous beam when filled with grout and proper reinforcement.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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There are so many that it needs a full block in the Cabinet Division U-block to handle their U-turns,' she said, adding that 'in the first 50 days of the government, we have only witnessed ubiquitous U-turns'.
The training camp was held at U-Block Ground New Multan.
He named the 30-60-90 degree triangle as the "big triangle." He also named a half-circle shape piece as a "U-block" by attending to the fact that the circular curve looked like an alphabet letter U.