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herringbone pattern

[′her·iŋ‚bōn ‚pad·ərn]
(electronics)
An interference pattern sometimes seen on television receiver screens, consisting of a horizontal band of closely spaced V- or S-shaped lines.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

herringbone pattern

herringbone pattern in brickwork
A way of assembling, in diagonal zigzag fashion, brick or similar rectangular blocks for paving and for masonry walls; also strips of wood or other finishing materials having rectangular shapes for facing walls or ceilings.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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This method is also easier for placing herringbone patterns. Without a structure or paved area against which to align paver placement, snap a chalkline across the screeded bedding sand for alignment.
Sprinturf, for example, has taken it to another level with its Rapid Continuous Drainage System, a traditional Herringbone pattern that is used whenever the field has a crown in the center, running the length of the field.
To outline the diamond pattern, we used a material that's fairly prominent in our local architecture--bricks, which we turned on edge and laid in a herringbone pattern. The brick provided the dominant color and tied in with the local architecture, which uses the material extensively.
Bamboo can be laid in a variety of ways--on the diagonal, in a herringbone pattern, in squares or straight lines.
Large and brown, often with a herringbone pattern atop back.
Available with a choice of traditional brick or herringbone pattern, it has vintage iron and glass doors or traditional glass doors.
Even in Spain, "Manchego-style" cheeses made from ewe's milk and formed with the familiar herringbone pattern on the sides abound.
Often of a herringbone pattern, these wonderfully designed structures became the structural signature of the Guastavinos, father and son.
A walk around the ramparts takes an hour, with great views the whole way, while inside the fortifications the ancient streets are laid out on a herringbone pattern. The main street, called Placa or Stradun, is a wide backbone of polished limestone pavement lined with stately 17th-century shops and housing.
Old Victorian flat-faced bricks are ideal, especially for a traditiona herringbone pattern. I have also seen paths made from old clinker, rammed hard to make a stable, well-drained surface.
Along the cliff face on the island of Eleuthera, in the Bahamas, Hearty has found a distinctive herringbone pattern in the limestone.