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noun as in brick

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noun as in masonry

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Since then, grand, multi-story structures adorned with mosaic domes and elegant brickwork began to spring up around the turn of the century as the popularity of the baths soared.

The building would be easy to overlook, as it’s unadorned brickwork offers no clues to its radical past.

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The boiler was of wrought iron, built in brickwork, and looked like a big kitchen-boiler.

Flat or flush joints (A) are formed by pressing the protruding mortar back flush with the face of the brickwork.

Footings, as will be seen on reference to fig. 1, are the wide courses of brickwork at the base or foot of a wall.

Arches in brickwork may be classed under three heads: plain arches, rough-cut and gauged.

The joints are usually made equal in width to those of the ordinary brickwork.


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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to brickwork, such as: cinder block, slab, stone, and cube.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.