Definition of 'brick'
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The blast blew out the windows and some bricks of the cathedral. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Or she would throw bricks at the garden fence. The Sun (2016)This led to new building techniques, including the widespread use of brick. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The simple red brick carries the brand's name and comes in a white cardboard box. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A spacious red brick building with 83 bright and airy rooms. The Sun (2016)The windows on the brick building are all covered up. Christianity Today (2000)Will you use small brick paving or large rectangular slabs? Times, Sunday Times (2012)At times he must have felt like he was battering his head against a brick wall. The Sun (2014)The mellow timbers and exposed brick walls add period charm to a slick revamp. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The houses were red brick and all looked exactly the same. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The vast red brick building was also the last stop for a host of other famous names. The Sun (2011)Onlookers said the wood and brick building was ablaze in minutes. The Sun (2008)Meanwhile devoted fans have used brick sets to make thousands of online animations. The Sun (2015)We heard them tear at the air around our ears and smack into the clay brick and concrete. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In particular, bricks and concrete blocks were in short supply. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It features all six films, all your favourite characters and all the classic scenes made out of the tiny bricks. The Sun (2008)
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Translations for 'brick'
British English: brick /brɪk/ NOUN
Bricks are rectangular blocks of baked clay used for building walls.
...a huge brick building.
- American English: brick
- Arabic: طوبَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: tijolo
- Chinese: 砖
- Croatian: cigla
- Czech: cihla
- Danish: mursten
- Dutch: baksteen
- European Spanish: ladrillo
- Finnish: tiili
- French: brique construction
- German: Ziegel
- Greek: τούβλο
- Italian: mattone
- Japanese: 煉瓦
- Korean: 벽돌
- Norwegian: murstein
- Polish: cegła
- European Portuguese: tijolo
- Romanian: cărămidă
- Russian: кирпич
- Spanish: ladrillo
- Swedish: tegelsten
- Thai: อิฐ
- Turkish: tuğla
- Ukrainian: цегла
- Vietnamese: gạch
Definition of brick from the Collins English Dictionary
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