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1

any various arrangements of masonry units having a regular, recognizable, usually usually overlapping patterns

bond

2

bond composed of overlapping stretchers

running bond

3

bond having a course of headers between 5 or 6 courses of stretcher

common bond

4

masonry unit specially formed or cut to finish a course or complete the bond at the corner of a wall

closer

5

brick work having alternate courses of headers and stretchers in which the headers are centered on stretchers and the joints between stretchers line up vertically in all course

english bond

6

half the normal width, used for completing a course or for spacing regular bricks.

queen closer

7

brickwork bond having atlernating headers and stretchers in each course, each header being centered above ans below

flemish bond

8

three quarter brick for finishing a course for spacing regular bricks

king closer

9

masonry bond having successive course of stretchers with all head joints aligned vertically

stack bond

10

a brick having a darker end exposed as a header in patterned brickwork

flare header

11

Brick made for general building purposes

Common Brick

12

brick made of special clays for facing a wall.
often treated to produce the desired color
and surface texture. Also calles a

Facing brick

Face Brick

13

facing brick suitable for use where a
!minimum variation In size. narrow color
range. and high degree of mechanical
perfection are required.

FBX

14

facing brick suitable for use where a wider
color and greater variation In size are
permitted

FBS

15

facing brick suitable for use where
particular effects are desired resulting
from non uniformity In size. color. and
texture of the Individual units.

FBA

16

A white. powdery deposit that forms on an
exposed masonry or concrete' surface.

efflorescence

17

a dense, hard-burned brick used esp for paving

Clinker

18

a material having the ability to retain its physical shape and chemical identity when subjected to high temperatiure

Refractory

19

a brick made of fire clay and used for lining furnaces and fireplaces

Firebrick

20

A brick or other masonry unit laid
horizontally In a wall with the longer
edge exposed or parallel to the surface

Stretcher

21

A brick or other masonry unit laid
horizontally In a wall with the shorter
end exposed or parallel to the surface

Header

22

A brick laid
horizontally on the longer
edge w/ the shorter end exposed

Rowlock

Rollock

23

A brick laid
vertically w/ the longer
face edge exposed

Soldier

24

A brick laid
vertically w/ the broad
face edge exposed

Sailor

25

A brick laid
horizontally on the longer
edge w/ the broad face exposed

Shiner

Bull Stretcher

26

a brick or tile having normal face dimensions but a nominal thickness of 2" (51mm)

Soap

27

A brick cut transversely so as to leave one end whole

Bat

28

to chip or rub stones or bricks to a certain size or shape

Gauge

29

a form of flemish cross bond In which the
courses are offset to form a diamond pattern

Flemish Diagonal Bond

30

a modified English bond in w/c the head joints in the stretching courses are offset by half the length of a stretcher. also called a

English Cross Bond

Dutch Bond