adobe brick


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adobe brick

[ə′dō·bē ′brik]
(materials)
An earth or clay, straw brick of large but varying dimensions, roughly molded and sun-dried.

adobe brick

Roughly molded, sun-dried clay brick of varying sizes. See also: Brick

adobe brick

Large, roughly molded, sundried clay brick, usually of varying sizes.
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2008) Microstructure and Physical Properties of Lime Clayey Adobe Bricks, Construction and Building Materials (22) 2386-92.
One of the most common materials used to build houses is adobe brick.
The next day, outside Mazatlan, our Sierra Madre Tour made a stop at a yard where laborers make adobe bricks under an oppressive tropical sun.
The two-story adobe brick building was constructed between 1842 and 1846; it has served as a family ranch house, hotel, speakeasy, and artichoke storehouse.
He then makes adobe bricks with clay dug from his farm, and forms the oven around a mound of sand.
The local government used adobe bricks to reconstruct the structure's fallen section.
Tierra is a nearly two-thousand-square-foot installation of adobe bricks salvaged from the Chavez Ravine, a working-class Latino barrio that was razed to make way for Dodger Stadium.
Alamo Dig Yields Colonial Wall Remnants, by Kirby Wilson - Spanish colonial adobe bricks discovered at a dig site in downtown San Antonio's Alamo Plaza may have comprised part of the mission's original western wall, researchers announced Monday.
There is much that is familiar in Sanpete Valley and reminiscent of places the Mormons had been before--the Midwest, the East, Scandinavia--and materials that were new, such as adobe bricks or the oolite limestone indigenous to the area.
But no one knew much about the missions' true history "When Ramona first came out," Castillo said, "the missions were really nothing more than piles of eroding adobe bricks, melting adobe bricks in the rain.
Working with adobe bricks, rammed earth and straw bales, was part of his forte.