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noun as in block

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That’s a tall order right now for many brick-and-mortar retailers that were already under pressure and watched foot traffic disappear entirely as the country largely shut down in March in response to the pandemic threat.

Human bones were found buried beneath the platforms, including a stillborn foetus enclosed in a brick.

Surprisingly, there aren’t many things I miss about a sticks-and-bricks home.

HOUSTON — On an afternoon in mid-June, Analleli Solis was walking home from her brother’s house just down the street when she noticed someone she didn’t know retreating from the front door of her modest brick home.

To check if this coherence time was really caused by the natural radiation, they built a giant shield out of lead brick that could block background radiation to see what happened when the qubits were isolated.

It was a brick wall that we turned into the on-ramp of a highway.

The industry lore is downright jaw-dropping in the details of the cons known as “brick-in-box” returns.

Tallinn feels palpably Scandinavian with its polished old-town brick, seaside positioning and glut of cool cafes.

Once a cadet dropped a brick from a third-story barracks window that barely missed Jackson.

Opposite is a red-brick monastery leaning like an ocean liner in the snow.

To hear the creature talk about it makes my mouth as a brick kiln and my flesh as that of a goose.

Therefore shall Moab howl to Moab, every one shall howl: to them that rejoice upon the brick walls, tell ye their stripes.

Wherefore my bowels shall sound like a harp for Moab, and my inward parts for the brick wall.

All the large engines are in this way, and we do not find the door or front plate get hot, as they are lined with brick.

The boiler was placed underneath the engine, the fire under it, with brick flues.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to brick, such as: cinder block, slab, stone, brickwork, and cube.

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