common bond


Also found in: Wikipedia.

common bond

[¦käm·ən ¦bänd]
(civil engineering)

common bond

A bond in which every fifth or sixth course consists of headers, the other courses by stretchers See also: Bond

common bond

common bond
A pattern of brickwork in which every third, fifth, sixth, or seventh course consists of headers (i.e., bricks laid horizontally with their lengths perpendicular to the face of the wall), and the other courses consist of stretchers (i.e., bricks laid horizontally so that their lengths are parallel to the face of the wall). This pattern is widely used because it can be laid relatively quickly.
References in classic literature ?
The compacts which are to embrace thirteen distinct States in a common bond of amity and union, must as necessarily be a compromise of as many dissimilar interests and inclinations.
Sooner or later the human being in you will yearn for the common bonds of humanity.
O'Sullivan shares a common bond with his Cork boss Larry Tompkins and playing colleague Niall Cahalane - an ability to defy serious injuries.
What common bond does a website editor in Los Angeles share with a military-based credit union in Virginia?
My husband and I are trapped in a relationship where our only common bond is caring for our son.
Michael Clancy's ten-year-old has a common bond with the last Irish trained National winner - they both won the Kerry National.
If Thrivent Federal Credit Union's sponsor broadens its common bond, the credit union will have to submit its sponsor's new bylaws to the NCUA for re-view to make sure its field of membership remains in compliance with the agency's regulations, according to a letter from the agency.