burnt brick

burnt brick

Brick that has been treated in a kiln at an elevated temperature to harden it, give it mechanical strength, and improve its resistance to moisture. Compare with unburnt brick.
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Let us first attempt to demarcate the outline of the original ancient city, and how with the coming of the Mughal emperor Akbar it was expanded with burnt brick walls, the bricks of which the newcomers after 1947 stole to build.
A burnt brick and a mixture of egg white, lime and clay were used in the construction of the building.
class="MsoNormalThe most popular model is the one that consists of a wooden frame and burnt brick. class="MsoNormalThis model does not need skilled people to put up.
The Old City, described by UNESCO as "an extraordinary density of rammed earth and burnt brick towers ...
The stone building on the A470 just past Brecon is an eye-catching burnt brick colour and on the day we visited it was a picture with the garden's cherry blossom in full bloom.
As each house has been owned by a single family from time immemorial, changes can be made at whim: many additions are made in coarse, harsh burnt brick, rather than the softer muds.
Use a natural shade to complement your colouring, try Burnt Brick, a rich creamy shade if you've red hair, Portbello Plum, a sheer, glossy claret if you're brunette and the tawny pink of Cool Candy if you're blonde.
Portions of the fort were rebuilt in 1268 in burnt brick, while the city had brick pillars with very thick mud bricks between.
Engr Ojo who spoke in a statement signed by his Director of Media and publicity, Deji Aiyelabowo cited ROMMACCO, Ire Burnt Brick, gradual killing of the only Ekiti Tourist Centre such as Ikogosi Warm Spring and Ipole Iloro Water Fall, as well as the closure of GTB and Ecobank in the State over alleged refusal to surrender their Corporate Social Responsibility cash to Governor Ayo Fayose.
Meanwhile, the ratio of 1.6 to the existing gas and electricity tariffs is applied to the enterprises for the production of burnt brick, asphalt and cement, which have introduced energy-efficient technologies and equipment, as well as to those using alternative fuels (coal), including the dry method of cement production.
The fort had twelve bastions built with mud mortar in three different size of burnt brick tiles.