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breeze block

A concrete masonry unit using pan breeze as aggregate.
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Do not enter" as officials from the Health and Safety Executive and Denbighshire Council inspected the area where the wall - at least seven breeze blocks high-had fallen down.
The breeze block wall collapsed as Caernarfon Town fans celebrated their team's second goal against The New Saints.
Neighbours yesterday described the aftermath of the brawl, with broken breeze blocks, bricks and glass littering the street and blood splattered on the floor.
Before the fire, the side windows were blocked off with breeze block.
It is made of breeze blocks with metal rods but they are rotting from the inside outwards.
Farmers can help tackle global warming by doing everything from supplying wool for home insulation to making breeze blocks out of hemp, Tory leader David Cameron will say today.
First of all we get calamities such as the Skelhorne Triangle -hmm, nice breeze blocks.
He was given months to live but claims being brought up on "Irn-Bru, breeze blocks and nails" will help him conquer the disease.
Nationalists broke down walls and used breeze blocks as ammunition.
Breeze blocks and cement were stolen from a garden.
It is also backfilled with concrete to provide an energy efficient alternative to brick and breeze blocks. The structure has high thermal properties, making it warm in the winter and cool in the summer.
Has the price of bricks, mortar and breeze blocks trebled then in the economic crisis?