hollow brick

hollow brick

1. (US) A hollow clay masonry unit whose net cross-sectional area in every plane parallel to the bearing surface is not less than 60% of its gross cross-sectional area measured in the same plane.
2. (Brit.) A brick having holes through it which total at least 25% of its volume, the holes being not less than 3/4 in. (1.91 cm) wide or 3/4 sq in. (4.84 sq cm) in area.
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I had occasion to go to the dressing-room and, remembering the lessons he had once given me, I had no difficulty in discovering the trick that made the wall with the mirror swing round and I ascertained the means of hollow bricks and so on--by which he made his voice carry to Christine as though she heard it close beside her.
The inner mould, known as the core, is built on a flat iron bedplate and is made of loam formed over a hollow brick foundation, and shaped using the same moulding gauge.
The tool also features an appropriate scanning mode menu for different base materials--concrete, floor heating, drywall, hollow brick.
Shamel is part of the SARCO Group - a joint venture between Moosa Group and Juml Majid of UAE - under whose umbrella we have Shamel International Industries, which caters to joinery, gypsum, etc; Shamel EMD which is the electro-mechanical division; Oman Concrete Products, which is the hollow brick department; and then the retail division which includes brands like Samsung, Citizen, Casio, etc.
Analysis and optimization of the heat-insulating light concrete hollow brick walls design by the finite element method, Applied Thermal Engineering 27(8-9): 1445-1456.
As far as we knew it was just a plaque, but it was a hollow brick.
Wienerberger, the world's largest brick producer and owner of Sedgley-based Baggeridge, has continued with its European expansion strategy by acquiring a 25 per cent stake in Croation hollow brick company IGM Ciglana Petrinja.
All the rhetoric--'Hey Greg Ball, you can't take out the political machine'--we found out was just a hollow brick.
Which wasn't too hard: The fired workers and their descendants still populate the city, and the landscape is full of the hollow brick factories that characterize a town failed by industry.
The $18 million building features metal panels, glass curtain walls and hollow brick construction.
He is one of approximately 27,000 Coptic Christians who, inhabiting the settlement of hollow brick hovels, narrow dirt alleys and tons of rotting garbage, are using the garbage to both better their lives and spread their religious beliefs.
The new Hilti HIT-HY 70 Adhesive Anchoring System works in all masonry base materials: grout-filled block, hollow brick and CMU; and multi-wythe brick walls.