solid block

solid block

A masonry block which meets the specifications for a solid masonry unit.
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I remember, in those days, on the east side of Broadway, between Sixth and Seventh, from corner to corner, there was a solid block of saloons.
They have descended a gentle slope, and enter upon a level, as compact and dry as a solid block of marble, two miles long.
There is not a wheelbarrow in the land--they carry everything on their heads, or on donkeys, or in a wicker-bodied cart, whose wheels are solid blocks of wood and whose axles turn with the wheel.
Featuring a washdown-rated drive system and controls, Rite-Hite FasTrax clean room doors have a one-piece radial header machined from a solid block of UHMW plastic.
He switched the solid block for a 3kg plastic tank, to be filled with water in the home.
The body of the scope is 1-inch in diameter and is machined from a single solid block of aircraft-grade aluminum.
The header is machined from a solid block of ultra high molecular weight (UHMW) plastic, meeting both USDA and FDA standards for clean up.
ARBO pumps are machined from solid block and a manufacturing process that involves no injection moulding or welding which eliminates the potential for stress-cracking and so ensures robust, reliable, corrosion resistant pumping.
A solid block of steel serves as the support base for the 3/4-inch round handle.
The solid block of colour allows it to be durable, while the 'shaver' style lid lets me grind off just what I need.