stretcher bond


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stretcher bond

[′strech·ər ‚bänd]
(civil engineering)
A bond that consists entirely of stretchers, with each vertical joint lying between the centers of the stretchers above and below.
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stretcher bond, running bond, stretching bond

stretcher bond
In masonry, a bond in which bricks or stones are laid lengthwise; all courses are laid as
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