cross bond


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cross bond

[′krȯs ‚bänd]
(civil engineering)
A masonry bond in which a course of alternating lengthwise and endwise bricks (Flemish bond) alternates with a course of bricks laid lengthwise.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

cross bond

A brick bond with courses of Flemish bond with alternating courses of stretchers and with the joints of every other row of stretchers centered on a vertical line of headers.
See also: Bond
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cross bond

cross bond
A masonry bond in which courses of Flemish bond alternate with courses of stretchers; the joints in the courses above and below the stretchers are opposite the centers of the stretchers.
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