side-construction tile[′sīd kən¦strək·shən ′tīl]
A type of structural clay tile designed to receive its principal stress at right angles to the axis of the cells.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Tile designed to receive its principal stress at right angles to the axes of the cells; set in place with the axes of the cells running horizontally.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.