anchor block

anchor block

[′aŋ·kər ‚bläk]
(building construction)
A block of wood, replacing a brick in a wall to provide a nailing or fastening surface.
(civil engineering)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

anchor block

A block of wood, replacing a brick in a wall to provide a nailing or fastening surface.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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