Bricks Sentence Examples
The manufacture of bricks is an important industry.
Pottery and bricks are also produced, and at Benthall, i m.
At Rishire, some miles south of Bushire, and near the summer quarters of the British resident and the British telegraph buildings, there are extensive ruins among which bricks with cuneiform inscriptions have been found, showing that the place was a very old Elamite settlement.
Petroleum and coal have been worked, and there is a rich yield of chalk, while a good quality of bricks is made from the xxii.
Gradually, as time went on, and probably with the influx of refugees from the mainland, bricks made of lagoon mud came to take the place of wattle and reeds in the construction of the houses.Advertisement
The town has manufactures of bricks and tiles, and a considerable agricultural trade.
Roman bricks, dug up in the fortress, bear the inscription, Legio IV.
It consists for the most part of mud huts, but there are some houses built of sun-dried bricks.
The appropriate symbol was at first indifferently a pile of bricks or two male children, always Cancer.
The Keuper clays yield material for bricks.Advertisement
It is compressed into large bricks, and costs two-thirds of a penny per pound.
Edgings may also be formed of narrow slips of sandstone flag, slate, tiles or bricks.
The industries include coalmining and the making of bricks and tiles, spades and shovels.
Among the manufactures are bricks, flour, tobacco and cigars, and carriages.
E, Magnesite bricks on which the M, The escaping products of comhot billets slide forward.Advertisement
In the chief towns houses are built of mud bricks with flat roofs.
Rum, sugar, bricks, leather, furniture and extract of meat are manufactured.
The method of compressing tea into tablets 8 or bricks is unfamiliar in western Europe.
The bricks are wrapped in paper bearing hong marks, or some writing in Tibetan.
Roman bricks appear in its fabric, and premise a Roman station in the vicinity.Advertisement
The mixture is slightly damped, moulded into rough bricks, dried and burned.
The principal industries include paper-making, brewing, the making of nets and twine, bricks, tiles and pottery, tanning and oil-refining, besides saltworks and seed-crushing works.
Beyond the wall line on that side vestiges of ancient buildings are visible in various directions, and the plain is strewn with fragments of bricks, tiles and rubbish.
All the buildings, both public and private, are constructed of furnaceburnt bricks of a yellowish-red colour, principally derived from the ruins of other places, chiefly Madain (Ctesiphon), Wasit and Babylon, which have been plundered at various times to furnish materials for the construction of Bagdad.
Inscribed bricks found in the neighbourhood seem to connect this ruin with Kurigalzu, king of Babylon about 1300 B.C..Advertisement
Within the limits of the city itself, on the west bank of the Tigris, are the remains of a quay, first observed by Sir Henry Rawlinson, at a period of low water, in 1849, built of bricks laid in bitumen, and bearing an inscription of Nebuchadrezzar, king of Babylon.
The Cambodians show skill in working gold and silver; earthenware, bricks, mats, fans and silk and cotton fabrics, are also produced to some small extent, but fishing and the cultivation of rice and in a minor degree of tobacco, coffee, cotton, pepper, indigo, maize, tea and sugar are the only industries worthy of the name.
The principal exports are Portland stone, bricks and tiles and provisions, and the imports are coal, timber, garden and dairy produce and wine.
Flint has important manufacturing interests, its chief manufactures being automobiles, wagons, carriages - Flint is called "the vehicle city," - flour, woollen goods, iron goods, cigars, beer, and bricks and tiles; and its grain trade is of considerable importance.
The place does a considerable trade in the making of bricks, bottles, earthenware, pottery, tiles and paper.
The system continued steadily down to 1899, by which time railways, dynamite, spirits, iron, sugar, wool, bricks, jam, paper and a number of other things were all of them articles of monopoly.
The department imports coal, lime, stone, salt, raw sulphur, skins and timber and exports agricultural and mineral products, bricks and tiles, and other manufactured goods.
The city's chief interest is in the tobacco industry; it has also considerable trade in other agricultural products and in coal; and its manufactures include carriages and wagons, bricks, lime, flour and dressed lumber.
The city has cotton-compresses and cotton-gins, and among its manufactures are cotton-seed oil, flour, cement blocks, pressed bricks, canned goods, foundry products, waggon-beds and creamery products.
Much of the material was obtained from the destroyed houses of the unfortunate Jews, but the stone for the bulwarks was obtained from Caen, and the small bricks or tiles from Flanders.
The ground was originally a Roman Cemetery, and about the year 1576 bricks were largely made from the clayey earth, the recollection of which is kept alive in the name of Brick Lane.
The principal industries are the manufacture of sackings, ropes, bricks, coarse earthenware, terra-cotta, tobacco-pipes and leather.
Midway in the mound is a platform of large bricks stamped with the names of Sargon of Akkad and his son Naram-Sin (3800 B.C.); as the debris above them is 34 ft.
Bricks were also employed in later times; their form is peculiar to this place, each having two rectangular channels on one side, and being about 15 in.
Again, the construction of electric furnaces may often be exceedingly crude and simple; in the carborundum furnace, for example, the outer walls are of loosely piled bricks, and in one type of furnace the charge is simply heaped on the ground around the carbon resistance used for heating, without containing-walls of any kind.
Ottawa has an important trade in grain and live-stock; soft coal and natural gas are found in the vicinity; the manufactures include flour, windmills, wire-fences, furniture, bricks, brooms and foundry products.
Among manufactures are plate glass and bottles, table ware, paper, bricks, iron and steel articles, and steel sheets and billets.
Albert Lea is a railway and manufacturing centre of considerable importance, has grain elevators and foundries and machine shops, and manufactures bricks, tiles, carriages, wagons, flour, corsets, refrigerators and woollen goods.
Bituminous coal, natural gas and oil abound in the vicinity; the river provides excellent water-power; the borough is a manufacturing centre of considerable importance, its products including iron and steel bridges, boilers, steam drills, carriages, saws, files, axes, shovels, wire netting, stoves, glass-ware, scales, chemicals, pottery, cork, decorative tile, bricks and typewriters.
Manzanares has manufactures of soap, bricks and pottery, and an active trade in wheat, wine, spirits, aniseed and saffron.
The industries include shipbuilding, and the manufacture of saddlery and other leather products, bricks and tile, rum, beer, chocolate and coco-nut oil.
The plants are slow growers and must have plenty of sun heat; they require sandy loam with a mixture of sand and bricks finely broken and must be kept dry in winter.
Not merely were artistic sculptures and bas-reliefs found that demonstrated a high development of artistic genius, but great libraries were soon revealed, - books consisting of bricks of various sizes, or of cylinders of the same material, inscribed while in the state of clay with curious characters which became indelible when baking transformed the clay into brick.
This temple had been razed and a fortress built upon its ruins, in the Greek or Seleucid period, some of the bricks found bearing the inscription in Aramaic and Greek of a certain Hadad-nadin-akhe, king of a small Babylonian kingdom.
Its manufactures are shoes, bricks, lumber, ice, agricultural implements, wagons and handles.
To the north of the walls the site of old Herat was indicated by a vast mass of debris - mounds of bricks and pottery intersected by a network of shallow trenches, where the only semblance of a protective wall was the irregular line of the Tal-i-Bangi.
Columbia is in a fine farming region; is engaged extensively in the mining and shipping of phosphates; has an important trade in live-stock, especially mules; manufactures cotton, lumber, flour, bricks, pumps and woollen goods; and has marble and stone works.
It has iron-foundries, saw-mills, electrical works, and manufactures of bricks.
This difficulty was overcome by first filling the cylinder with porous briquettes and then soaking them with a fixed percentage of acetone, so that after allowing for the space taken up by the bricks the quantity of acetone soaked into the brick will absorb ten times the normal volume of the cylinder in acetylene for every atmosphere of pressure to which the gas is subjected, whilst all danger of explosion is eliminated.
Garrick was surrounded by many players of eminence, and he had the art, as he was told by Mrs Clive, " of contradicting the proverb that one cannot make bricks without straw, by doing what is infinitely more difficult, making actors and actresses without genius."
Among its manufactures are fertilizers, bottles, carbonated beverages, flour, beer, shoes, silk thread, aprons, brooms, leather, bricks, and tiling and structural iron.
The manufacture of machinery, amber articles, tobacco and cigars, and bricks, with some iron-founding, linen-weaving, and salmon-fishing in the Stolpe, are the chief industrial occupations of the inhabitants, who also carry on trade in grain, cattle, spirits, timber, fish and geese.
In the suburbs, oils, chemicals, cigarettes and bricks are made at Tacuba; cotton textiles at Contreras, San Angel and Tlalpam; paper and boots at Tacubaya, and bricks at Mixcoac and Coyoacan.
The houses are mostly one-storeyed, built of unburned bricks, and have flat roofs.
The materials on the coast were clay and gravel wrought into concrete, sun-dried bricks and pise, or rammed work, cut stalks of plants formed with clay a kind of staff, and lintels were made by burying stems of cana brava (Gynerium saccharoides) in blocks of pise.
Its inhabitants are engaged in agriculture, cattle-breeding, fishing, and the manufacture of leather, agricultural implements, iron goods and bricks.
There are large manufactures of cloth, silk, matting, bricks, and boots and shoes, and a considerable agricultural trade.
Its chief productions are sugar, tobacco and cigars, 'stoves, machines, vehicles, agricultural implements and bricks.
The use of the square bricks familiarizes the scholar with the ideas of parallel lines, of equality of lengths, and of right angles.
The conception of the right angle is strengthened, by contrast, by the use of bricks in the form of a rhombus.
The extensive deposits of clay in the Hudson Valley together with the easy water communications with New York City have made this valley the greatest brick-making region in the world; in 1906 the common bricks made here numbered 1,230,692,000.
There are also deposits of clay suitable for making bricks, terra-cotta and tiles in nearly every county outside of this valley, and there are some pottery clays in Albany and Onondaga counties.
The common bricks made in New York in 1908 were valued at $5,066,084, an amount in excess of that in any other state; and the total value of brick and tile products was $7,270,981, being less than that of Ohio, Pennsylvania or Illinois.
Fremont is situated in a good agricultural region; oil and natural gas abound in the vicinity; and the city has various manufactures, including boilers, electro-carbons, cutlery, bricks, agricultural implements, stoves and ranges, safety razors, carriage irons, sash, doors, blinds, furniture, beet sugar, canned vegetables, malt extract, garters and suspenders.
It has a school of the industrial arts and sciences, grows good wine, and makes bricks.
Blackness, on the coast farther east, was the seaport of Linlithgow till the rise of Bo'ness, but its small export trade now mainly consists of coal, bricks, tiles and lime.
Velvet, cloth, machinery, bricks and candles are manufactured, and there are flour-mills, breweries, distilleries and lignite mines.
Immense quantities of bricks are made all over the country.
The neighbouring fields of clay, afford material for the manufacture of bricks and pottery; coarse cloth is woven in the town; and there is a considerable trade in farm produce.
Coal and ironstone are mined; there are iron-works, and bricks, hats, ribbons and tape and silk are made.
Around the whole tower was a pavement of inscribed baked bricks, resting on a layer of clay 2 ft.
In the Menominee river valley the peculiar cream-coloured Milwaukee bricks are made.
Since that time the ruins have served as quarries for bricks for the building of Nejef, and at the present time little remains but holes in the ground, representing excavations for bricks, with broken fragments of brick and glass strewn over a considerable area.
The London Clay is much used for bricks, coarse pottery and Roman cement.
Among the principal modern industries are paper-making, carried on on the banks of the Darent, Medway, Cray and neighbouring streams; engineering, chemical and other works along the Thames; manufactures of bricks, tiles, pottery and cement, especially by the lower Medway and the Swale.
Almost the only manufactures of any importance are the distillation of arrack, which is principally carried on by Chinese, the burning of lime and bricks, and the making of pottery.
This is the remains of the raised platform of unbaked brick, faced with baked bricks and stone, on which stood the principal palaces and temples of the city, the cone at the N.W.
While the ruins of Calah were remarkably rich in monumental material, enamelled bricks, bronze and ivory objects and the like, they yielded few of the inscribed clay tablets found in such great numbers at Nineveh and various Babylonian sites.
Thomas Dustin, the husband of Hannah Dustin, manufactured bricks, and this industry has been carried on in the same locality for more than two hundred years.
Other manufactures are flour and grist mill products, bricks, planingmill products, &c. In 1905 the total value of the borough's factory products was $15,745,628; the capital invested in manufacturing increased from $6,266,068 in 1900 to $18,642,853 in 1905, or 197.5%.
In the vicinity there are many coal mines, and among the manufactures are bricks, furniture, veneered doors, and shirts.
Its manufactures include slaughtering and meat-packing products, cars and car repairing, linseed oil, bricks and tiles (made from excellent clay found in and near the city).
With the exception of the tower of the Kutubia Mosque and a certain archway which was brought in pieces from Spain, there is not, it is asserted, a single stone building in the city; and even bricks (although the local manufacture is of excellent quality) are sparingly employed.
Among its manufactures are cotton goods, iron, lumber, nets and twine, bricks, and carriages and wagons.
For more than a century it was a sparsely settled farming community, the only article of manufacture being bricks.
Zanesville is an important centre for tha manufacture of art and domestic pottery, plain and ornamental tile, building and paving bricks, and other clay products.
The principal industries are the smelting of zinc and the manufacture of cement, rolled zinc, bricks, sulphuric acid and clocks; in 1905 the city's factory products were valued at $3,158,173.
The town has manufactures of silk, majolica and bricks.
The ribbon industry is of less importance than formerly, but there are ironworks, cotton, hat, elastic and worsted factories, and tanneries; the making of drain-pipes, tiles and blue and red bricks is a considerable industry.
Among ecclesiastical buildings are remains of two monastic foundations - the priory of St Botolph, founded early in the 12th century for Augustinian canons, of which part of the fine Norman west front (in which Roman bricks occur), and of the nave arcades remain; and the restored gateway of the Benedictine monastery of St John, founded by Eudo, steward to William II.
The back of the colonnade was built of brick, and is now missing, as are all the brick parts of the palace, owing to the bricks having been only sun-dried.
The normal Castilian landscape is an arid and sterile steppe, with scarcely a tree or spring of water; and many even of the villages afford no relief to the eye, for they are built of sunburnt unbaked bricks, which share the dusty brownish-grey tint of the soil.
Among the manufactures are agricultural implements (particularly ploughs), machine-shop and foundry products (particularly mining-cars and equipment), flour, cigars, cigarboxes, brooms, and bricks and tile.
Ohlau is the centre of a tobacco-growing district and has manufactures of tobacco and cigars, machinery, beer, shoes and bricks.
Boone is an important coal centre; bricks and tiles are manufactured from the clay obtained near by; there is a packing plant for the manufacture of beef and pork products; and from the rich farming section by which the city is surrounded come large quantities of grain, some of which is milled here, and live-stock.
When lime is used as a matrix, certain natural earths such as pozzuolana or trass, or, failing these, powdered bricks or tiles, may be used instead of sand with great advantage.
Broken bricks or tiles and broken furnace slag are sometimes used, the essential points being that the aggregate should be hard, clean and sound.
But they are weak, and modern experience goes to show that a strong concrete is the best, and that probably materials like broken clamp bricks or burnt clay, which are porous and yet strong, are far better than cinders as a fireproof aggregate.
In the Cottancin system the concrete is replaced by bricks pierced with holes through which the vertical rods are threaded; the horizontal tie-rods are also used, but these do not merely cross the vertical ones, but are woven in and out of them.
In 1900 Nebraska City ranked third among the manufacturing cities of the state, the manufactures including canned fruits and vegetables, packed pork, flour, oatmeal, hominy, grits, meal, starch, cider-vinegar, agricultural implements, windmills, paving bricks, concrete, sewer pipe, beer, over-ails and shirts.
Its chief industries are iron foundries, machine shops, salt works and breweries - other articles of manufacture being bricks and cement.
Bricks cannot be too well burnt for garden walls; the harder they are the less moisture will they absorb.
The shelves should be of slate a, a, supported by iron uprights b, b, each half having a front ledge of bricks set on edge in cement c, c. The slabs of slate forming the shelves should not be too closely fitted, as a small interval will prevent the accumulation of moisture at the bottom of the bed.
Shawnee is situated in a fine agricultural region, is a shipping-point for alfalfa, cotton and potatoes, is an important market for mules, and has large railway repair shops, and cotton-gins and cotton compresses; among its manufactures are cotton-seed oil, cotton goods, lumber, bricks and flour.
In these, bricks in great numbers are piled loosely, in such a way that, while they leave ample passage for the gas and air, yet they offer to them a very great extent of surface, and therefore readily transfer to them the heat which they have as readily sucked out of the escaping products of combustion in the last preceding phase.
As soon as a hot billet A is withdrawn by pushing it endwise out of the exit door B, the whole row is pushed forward by a set of mechanical pushers C, the billets sliding on the raised water-cooled pipes D, and, in the hotter part of the furnace, on the magnesite bricks E, on which iron slides easily when red-hot.
Budweis has a large, varied and growing industry, which comprises the manufacture, of chemicals, matches, paper, machinery, bricks and tiles, corn and saw mills, boat-building, bell-founding and black-lead pencils.
Kingston's principal manufactures are tobacco, cigars and cigarettes, street railway cars and boats; other manufactures are Rosendale cement, bricks, shirts, lace curtains, brushes, motor wheels, sash and blinds.
Wool-weaving and the manufacture of woollen goods, machinery, chemicals and bricks are among the other industries.
The city is situated in a farming and stockraising region, and among its manufactures are foundry products, bricks and flour.
Menasha had good water power and among its manufactures are paper and sulphite pulp, lumber, wooden-ware and cooperage products, woollen and knit goods, leather, boats and bricks.
Brewing, tanning, and the manufactures of soap, yeast, carriages and bricks are the most important industries of the town, which also carries on a certain amount of trade in corn, ship timber and yarn.
It consists of Ober-, Neuand Nieder-Salzbrunn, has a Roman Catholic and an Evangelical church and manufactures of glass, bricks and porcelain.
C. i is on the earliest dwellings of man; C. 2 on systems of Thales, Heraclitus, Democritus, &c.; c. 3 on bricks; c. 4 on sand; c. 5 on lime; c. 6 on pozzolana; c. 7 on kinds of stone for building; c. 8 on methods of constructing walls in stone, brick, concrete and marble, and on the materials for stucco; c. 9 on timber, time for felling it, seasoning, &c.; and c. to on the fir trees of the Apennines.
The buildings, which are of stone and sun-dried bricks, are mostly low, on account of the earthquakes which frequently disturb the region.
With the exception of bricks and tiles, carriages and wagons, agricultural implements, and the products of its railway shops, its manufactures are relatively unimportant, the factory product in 1905 being valued at only $1,924,109.
There is also a great industry in the making of red bricks, owing to the expansion of Christiania, Gothenburg and other towns.
Another form is the Hoffmann or ring kiln, made up of a number of compartments arranged in a ring and connected with a central chimney; in these compartments rough brick-shaped masses of the raw materials are stacked, and between these bricks fuel is sprinkled.
The cylinders are made of steel plate, lined with refractory bricks, are carried on rollers at a slight angle with the horizontal, and are rotated by power.
The name Alhambra, signifying in Arabic "the red," is probably derived from the colour of the sun-dried tapia, or bricks made of fine gravel and clay, of which the outer walls are built.
The temples successively built here on one site were nine or ten in number, from the Ist dynasty, 5500 B.C. to the XXVIth dynasty, Soo B.C. The first was an enclosure, about 30 X 50 ft., surrounded by a thin wall of unbaked bricks.
Grand Rapids manufactures carpet sweepers - a large proportion of the whole world's product, - flour and grist mill products, foundry and machine-shop products, planing-mill products, school seats, wood-working tools, fly paper, calcined plaster, barrels, kegs, carriages, wagons, agricultural implements and bricks and tile.
They were built of bricks, with a foundation of stones and stone door-cases, like the palaces at Persepolis; and on these fragments of a procession of tribute-bearers and the figure of a winged demon (wrongly considered as a portrait of Cyrus) are preserved.
The principal industries are steam flour-milling, distilling, and the manufacture of machinery, railway plant, carriages, cutlery, gold and silver wares, chemicals, bricks, jute, and the usual articles produced in large towns for home consumption.
The industries include manufactures of pottery, bricks, oil, linen and woollen cloth, fire-hose and paper.
The industries of Straubing are tanning and brewing, the manufacture of bricks and cement, and trade in grain and cattle.
It is cruciform in shape, and the walls are built mainly of flint, but jambs and arches are formed of Roman bricks.
They are iron boxes, in which a bed is made of bricks, above them gravel, and over this sand, covered on the top by iron grids.
The houses are of sun-dried bricks, the streets narrow and winding and for the most part roofed over, the roofs carrying upper storeys.
The industries are growing, the chief being breweries and distilleries, saw-mills and planing-mills, shipbuilding, fish-curing, the manufacture of machinery, engines, bricks, resin, preserves, enamelled and tin goods, cigars, furniture, soap and leather.
The chief industries of the town are the manufacture of gloves, carriages, agricultural machinery, beer and bricks; there is a trade in grain both on the Elbe and by rail.
Layard in 1851, which served, however, by means of the inscribed bricks discovered, to identify the site.
The earliest age of civilization, which we may designate as the clay age, is marked by rude, hand-made pottery and thumb-marked bricks, flat on one side, concave on the other, gradually developing through several fairly marked stages.
In one of these earlier strata, of very great antiquity, there was discovered, in connexion with the shrine, a conduit built of bricks, in the form of an arch.
Partly razing the constructions of his predecessors, he erected a terrace of unbaked bricks, some 40 ft.
The temple continued to be built upon or rebuilt by kings of various succeeding dynasties, as shown by bricks and votive objects bearing the inscriptions of the kings of various dynasties of Ur and Isin.
In all cases the bricks have been made, the stone quarried and dressed, the timber sawn, the iron cast, forged and wrought by the prisoners.
Among the city's manufactures are steel, engines, locomotives, radiators, shovels, bricks, flour, furniture and leather.
Frederick has a considerable agricultural trade and is an important manufacturing centre, its industries including the canning of fruits and vegetables, and the manufacture of flour, bricks, brushes, leather goods and hosiery.
Other industries include manufactures of leather, boots and shoes, furniture, bricks and pottery, cigars and cigarettes, beer, wine and spirits, candles and soap. The largest and most numerous commercial firms are German, but there are also French, British, and even Chinese establishments, although the immigration of Chinese is prohibited by law.
Owing to the prevalence of earthquakes, private houses are usually of one storey only, and are built of sun-dried bricks, white-washed.
There are a manufacture of bricks and an agricultural trade.
In the Gardens are vineyards and orchards of apple, pear, quince, plum and apricot; the houses of the wealthier inhabitants are imposing, built of a wood-framework on a stone foundation and filled in with sun-dried bricks.
The city also manufactures large quantities of cotton-seed oil and cake, lumber, flour and grist-mill products, foundry and machine-shop products, confectionery, carriages and wagons, paints, furniture, bricks, cigars, &c. The Illinois Central and the St Louis & San Francisco railways have workshops here.
Coarse earthenware and bricks are manufactured.
In it the cooling is effected by water pipes, interposed horizontally between the layers of bricks.
There are small manufactures of machinery, bricks and sugar.
Brewing, flour-milling, distilling, turnery, cotton-bleaching, cidermaking, metal-founding, tanning, and the manufacture of glass, paper, iron ware, nails, pins, wind-instruments, bricks and sugar are also carried on.
The only important manufacture is the making of bricks.
The city has grain elevators, and manufactures of bricks and tiles, foundry and machine shop products, carriages and wagons and flour.
The town has trade in bricks, lime and cement.
The manufacture of machines, stoves and bricks are the principal industries.
Gold-dredging is a rich industry, and the coal-mines have attendant industries in coke, bricks and fire-clay.
Agriculture is the staple, but there are chemical, aerated waters, bricks, terra-cotta and other manufactures.
The old City Hall (finished in 1898), destroyed in 1906, was a great edifice of composite and original style, built of bricks of stucco facing (cost $6,000,000).
Each of these terraces was faced with, bricks of I a different colour.
The less important thoroughfares are mostly paved with the so-called Vienna paving, granite bricks of medium size, while the principal streets, and especially those upon which the traffic is heavy, have either asphalt or wood paving.
Neuss produces oil and meal, and also manufactures woollen stuffs, chemicals and paper, bricks and iron-ware.
Other industries are the manufacture of clothing, cement, bricks, motor-cars, soap, paper, beer, sugar, spirits and cycles.
The streets are wide, but the houses, as well as the fairly strong fort, are built of mud bricks.
The manufacture of gloves is the leading industry; among the other manufactures are woollen and knit goods, flour, leather, lumber, paper and bricks.
It has also breweries, and produces bricks, vinegar, malt and chocolate.
The town is famous for its pork and its cloth (the term norcineria for a pork butcher's shop is indeed used in Rome) and produces bricks and earthenware.
It is built of houses of one story made of sun-dried bricks.
The smelting of lead and zinc and the manufacture of paper, lumber, sheet metal and bricks are among the city's industries.
From the surrounding country come much agricultural produce, coal, lumber, bricks and granite.
The houses are largely constructed of sun-dried bricks, and are low, so that the area of the town is considerable in proportion to its population.
The base of the building is constructed of sun-dried bricks about 2 ft.
The industry of Beauvais comprises, besides the state manufacture of tapestry, which dates from 1664, the manufacture of various kinds of cotton and woollen goods, brushes, toys, boots and shoes, and bricks and tiles.
The principal materials of which they are built are limestone, granite, marble and bricks, and terra-cotta of various colours.
Baltimore is also a well-known centre for the manufacture of clothing, in which in 1905 ($22,684,656) it ranked fourth among the cities of the United States; for cigar and cigarette-making (1905, $4,360,366); for the manufacture of foundry and machine shop products (1905, $6,572,925), of tinware (1905, $5,705,980), of„shirts (1905, $5,710,783), of cotton-duck (the output of sailduck being about three-fourths of the total for the United States), bricks (about 150,000,000 annually), and fertilizers; it also manufactures furniture,malt liquors,and confectionery, and many other commodities in smaller amounts.
Thus we speak of counting up to a certain number; and similarly mathematicians speak of high and ascending powers, while engineers speak of high pressure, high speed, high power, &c. This tendency is probably aided by the use of bricks or cubes in elementary number-teaching.
Besides brewing and distilling, the chief products are machinery, sugar, cloth, tobacco and bricks.
In the state reformatory the labour of some inmates is leased to tailors, and the others make brooms or bricks, or work in a cabinet shop or on the farm.
It is also the seat of considerable dyeworks, bleachworks, chemical and woolle i factories, and produces leather and straps, cement, small vehicles, wire-woven goods, carpets, beer and bricks.
As a manufacturing centre it ranked in 1905 second in the state, the chief products being iron, steel, bricks, flour, cement, silk and leather; there is also a large dyeing and cleaning establishment.
There are also manufactures of bricks and glass and a trade in wood and coal.
It possesses a few manufactures (leather, candles, beer, shoes, bricks), and carries on a considerable trade, but has always been of importance mainly as a military post, defending one of the most frequented passages of the Dniester.
The houses are meanly built, partly of sun-dried and partly of burnt bricks, with flat roofs surrounded by parapets.
The clay dug from the moat served to make the bricks of the wall, which had loo gates, all of bronze, with bronze lintels and posts.
But the introduction of sun-dried and burnt bricks, and of roofing tiles in the central provinces has led to the general use of these materials in the building of houses, large numbers of which are made in two storeys and in European fashion.
The manufactures of the duchy are varied, though none is of first-rate importance; woollen goods, gloves, hats, porcelain and earthenware, bricks, sewing-machines, paper, musical instruments, sausages and wooden articles are the chief products.
The gods were less numerous than the Asuras, but by a magical stratagem turned some bricks into gods (like a creation of new peers to carry a vote) - so says the Black Yajur-Veda.'
Rome's principal manufactures are cotton, cotton-seed oil, lumber, foundry and machine-shop products, bricks and agricultural implements.
The Upper Lias enters the county at Stainby, passing by Grantham and Lincoln where it is worked for bricks.
The extreme eastern corner is occupied by older Tertiary loam, which is used for making bricks, and upon this and the river-banks are the most fertile spots, woods, cultivated land, pastures, towns and villages.
Grenville's attitude in this matter was somewhat aggressive; his colleagues were not unanimous in supporting him, and Sheridan, one of them, said "he had known many men knock their heads against a wall, but he had never before heard of any man who collected the bricks and built the very wall with an intention to knock out his own brains against it."
Petroleum, coal, and iron-ore abound in the neighbouring region, and the city has a considerable trade in these and in its manufactures of chairs, leather, flour, carriages, wagons, boats, boilers, bricks and glass.
Other industries are cotton-spinning, brewing, tanning, iron-founding, and the manufacture of bricks, tiles, soap, flour, ironmongery and ice.
Cork bricks made of compressed granulated cork are frequently used, a thickness of about 5 in.
The building material in general use is sun-dried bricks, which in the better houses is covered with plaster or stucco.
Any argillaceous material, which can be used for the manufacture of bricks, may be called a brick-clay.
It possesses a mineral spring, which attracts numerous summer visitors, and has various industries, which include iron-founding and the making of horse-shoe nails, roofing material and bricks.
Coal (lignite), guano, oil and bricks are also articles of export.
The earliest examples were square or rectangular in horizontal section, but the general tendency of modern practice is to substitute round sections, their construction being facilitated by the use of specially moulded bricks which have entirely superseded the sandstone blocks formerly used.
The former are used principally as casing, walls, pillars or other supporting parts of the structure, and includes ordinary red or yellow bricks, clay-slate, granite and most building stones; the latter are reserved for the parts immediately in contact with the fuel and flame, such as the lining of the fire-place, the arches, roof and flues, the lower part if not the whole of the chimney lining in reverberatory furnaces, and the whole of the internal walls of blast furnaces.
Among such substances are fireclay and firebricks, certain sandstones, silica in the form of ganister, and Dinas stone and bricks, ferric oxide and alumina, carbon (as coke and graphite), magnesia, lime and chromium oxide - their relative importance being indicated by their order, the last two or three indeed being only of limited use.
The most essential point in good fireclays, or in the bricks or other objects made from them, is the power of resisting fusion at the highest heat to which they may be exposed.
In most cases, however, the latter tendency is guarded against, in making up the paste for moulding, by adding to the fresh clay a certain proportion of burnt material of the same kind, such as old bricks or potsherds, ground to a coarse powder.
Dinas clay is found at various places in the Vale of Neath in South Wales, in the form of a loose disintegrated sandstone, which is crushed between rollers, mixed with about i% of lime, and moulded into bricks that are fired in kilns at a very high temperature.
These bricks are specially used for the roof, fire arches, and other parts subjected to intense heat in reverberatory steel-melting furnaces, and, although infusible under ordinary conditions, are often fairly melted by the heat without fluxing or corrosion after a certain amount of exposure.
In the Paris Exhibition of 1878 bricks very hard and dense in character, said to be of pure alumina, were exhibited by Muller & Co.
In an oxidizing atmosphere it is indifferent to silica, and therefore siliceous bricks containing a considerable proportion of ferric oxide, when used in flues of boilers, brewers' coppers, &c. and similar situations, are perfectly fire-resisting so long as the heated gas contains a large proportion of unconsumed air.
The red firebricks known as Windsor bricks, which are practically similar in composition to soft red sandstone, are of this character.
As soon as the bricks have become red hot, the current is diverted to an adjacent chamber or pair of chambers, and the acquired heat is removed by a current of cool gas or air passing towards the furnace, where it arrives at a temperature sufficiently high to ensure the greatest possible heating effect in combustion.
To continue the building analogy, first you need to include all the ' bricks ' .
The reader has to carry out " information archeology " using the few bricks that remain from the building.
The room had been walled up with bricks in the eleventh century to keep it from falling into the hands of invading barbarians.
In return for teaching Bruce how to break bricks, Bruce taught James a popular for of Chinese boxing called " Wing Chun " .
March 2004 The York stone was lifted and a new retaining wall was built from reclaimed bricks to match those used in the house.
Fans hurled concrete, bricks, coins - anything they could find.
New, hand-made bricks are procured in advance of the work, due to the long lead-in period for their manufacture.
In Palestine in the time of Jesus, ordinary dwellings were constructed of sun-dried bricks of mud or clay on a stone foundation.
San Juan San Juan is a small village built out of adobe bricks (i.e. mud bricks ).
You'd have the blue rinse brigade waving their walking sticks at them and the local Chavs throwing bricks at them.
Some one had already set the coal chute door on bricks ready to receive this first swarm of many hundreds more to come.
Of course if you do know how to lay bricks or drive a dumper, so much the better.
He has done his best to make bricks without straw, but I have not heard a word which indicates any extenuation whatsoever.
Ihave had everything in them from bricks to hutches and they have been so heavy I had to get hubby to put them out.
For softer bricks and stone, solid wall construction and conservation masonry, Limetec feebly hydraulic lime mortar is also available.
You CAN stretch a bit map but the dots which make up the image will grow into ' bricks ' and therefore look lumpy.
A medieval rough mason would have been using stones that were a lot larger than standard bricks.
The Romans were great builders in Britain and local Roman structures were also pillaged for old Roman bricks.
Microliths, medieval potsherds and bricks have been noted on the surface.
Both the bressumer and the bricks above it are very loose and the mortar very powdery.
The pressure eventually reached 57% psi, at this pressure bricks were beginning to crack.
Green bricks 8 x 2 represent pyrimidines, and are paired with two red purine bricks 2 (6 x 2 ).
Then I went down and untied the rope, holding it tightly to ensure a slow descent of the bricks.
Damaged bricks can be cut out / or sections removed and replaced with new or salvaged bricks from an architectual salvaged bricks from an architectual salvage yard.
Roman sherds and glass fragments; fired bricks on higher parts; one glazed Islamic sherd seen.
Maybe they're just lugging two suitcases full of bricks around for absolutely no reason whatsoever!
Instead of wood or bricks, for example cryptographic methods or digital watermarks can be employed.
Weeds and weedkiller We spray weedkiller on pavements made of bricks and concrete slabs, and on the sides of tarmac pavements.
The hill is crowned by the ruins of the old citadel, which add to the picturesqueness of the view; but the town is not well built, its streets being narrow and many of its houses constructed of sun-dried mud bricks; there are, however, many fine remains of Graeco-Roman and Byzantine architecture, the most remarkable being the temple of Rome and Augustus, on the walls of which is the famous Monumentum Ancyranum (see Ancyra).
This is Prajapati, and the sacrificer, who when regenerated will pass upwards through the three worlds to the realms of light, naturally perforated bricks being for this purpose placed in the middle of the three principal altar-layers.
Digestion, regarded not long ago as little more than a trituration and "coction" of ingesta to fit them for absorption and transfer them to the tissues, now appears as an elaboration of peptones and kindred intermediate products which, so far from being always bland, and mere bricks and mortar for repair or fuel for combustion, pass through phases of change during which they become so unfit for assimilation as to be positively poisonous.
According to a British consular report for 1904 there were 153 manufacturing establishments in the city producing cotton, linen and silk textiles, leather, boots and shoes, alcohol and alcoholic beverages, beer, flour, conserves and candied fruits, cigars and cigarettes, Italian pastes, chocolate, starch, hats, oils, ice, furniture, pianos and other musical instruments, matches, beds, candles, chemicals, iron and steel, printing-type, paint and varnish, glass, looking-glass, cement and artificial stone, earthenware, bricks and tiles, soap, cardboard, papier mache, cartridges and explosives, white lead, perfumery, carriages and wagons, and corks.
The word is also used of a mixture of sand, clay and straw, used for making casting-moulds and bricks, and for plastering walls, &c. (see Soil).
The principal industries are in bricks and tiles, tallow and macaroni.
You can see how the bricks are pointed with a stained mortar and then a line of putty mortar set in.
Green bricks 8 x 2 represent pyrimidines, and are paired with two red purine bricks 2 (6 x 2).
Walls and floors were blackened or reddened by fire and every room was filled with fallen bricks.
Builder 's rubble, bricks etc - Large amounts of builders rubble etc, will not be removed.
Damaged bricks can be cut out / or sections removed and replaced with new or salvaged bricks from an architectual salvage yard.
Sapphire blue glazed bricks line the curved frontage of the main Lawrence Batley Stand, offset by yellow window details.
Cutting out damaged or spalled bricks should be undertaken with great caution to prevent damage to surrounding sound bricks.
The stickle bricks I remember as a little person, 30 years ago, were a lot more malleable.
The stuccoed walls are built into an oak framework, bricks being visible up to windowsill height.
The nuns would be down on them like a ton of bricks.
There are 100,000 bricks in the tapered tower, the windward side of which is covered with metal sheeting to keep damp at bay.
Many yoga studios will provide yoga mats and bricks for you to work on, many will not.
Most bars look like bricks in shape, while the smaller sizes are called biscuits or wafers.
Once it gets to a "refinery," a chemical process turns it into morphine bricks, and more chemicals are used to make it into the final product.
You feel as though you are walking with a ton of bricks.
Shape your eight piles into eight little log shapes or rectangular bricks and poke them with a fork.
Compost bins can be homemade from chicken wire, wood, bricks, or plastic.
No border or wall is necessary with this type of raised bed, but adding a small border of bricks or plastic edging can help prevent erosion as well as adding an ornamental touch.
Just make sure you use bricks that have been rated for use near fire, or purchase rocks to enclose your fireplace.
Bricks, blocks, decorative stones, slates and just plain old rocks picked up from your property can be arranged to form raised garden beds.
The most common choices to build raised beds include untreated wood, pressure treated wood, special woods such as cedar, PVC or plastic panels, stone, rock and bricks.
If you want something more permanent, you can build your supporting walls from bricks or blocks instead of wood, in which case you will need the necessary masonry equipment, but when you are just getting started it's best to keep it simple.
You can add a hinge to the window frame and a latch to secure it against the wind, or simply weigh it down with bricks.
The bed may be contained within a border such as concrete bricks or two by four lumber or merely mounded soil.
Most setups are rated for weight, so if you plan on storing pallets of bricks, you might want to rethink your project.
Some stores have both online and "bricks and mortar" options, giving customers a choice of how they shop.
Set the pots on bricks to allow for drainage.
I advise you to knock somebody out of their vehicle and hit the bricks like O.J. Simpson as soon as possible.
The action spans Episodes I-III as you guide your bricked-out hero through some of the movies' most memorable action scenes, leaving a wake of scattered Lego bricks as a testament to your Jedi powers.
When touched (eaten), Mario grows twice his normal size and can smash bricks with his fist.
Mr. Driller - Puzzle game featuring a small man with a drill tunneling down through colored bricks.
Learning how far Mario can jump, what bricks and coins do and what can be done with turtle shells is all a part of the game.
When a line is completed, those pieces vanish and the bricks sitting above move down.
It has a coffin on it and is built out of castle bricks.
We recently had to put bricks in them to keep them from falling over, so I guess the thief thought they had actual 360s in them.
Place the grill brought from home on top of the rocks or bricks.
Use bricks or rocks to make a perimeter and keep your fire contained.
If your portable grill grate does not have legs, use four rocks or bricks to balance it over the fire.
Meteor is an adventure in destroying enemy spaceships and bricks containing ninety levels with a huge array of obstacles.
Look for missing or cracked bricks, boards and siding.
If you'd like to connect the stacks together you can make bricks.
Just keep stacking your pancakes and bricks until you have something resembling a sand castle.
Legos are small plastic bricks that fit or inter-lock together to build just about any creation a child could imagine.
Customers who prefer to shop in a bricks and mortar store can find a selection of Bionaire Humidifiers at many national retail outlets including Home Depot, Costco, Sam's Club, Target and Sears.
There are five hexes you can use throughout the game - clay to build bricks, forest for lumber, mine for ore, farm for wheat, and pasture for wool.
Candle Bricks - Candle bricks are six times the size of the candle bars, making them a good value for your money.
The Scentsy wickless candles are called Scentsy bars or Scentsy bricks.
Scentsy bricks are six times the size of the bars and represent good value for money.
Scentsy products include warmers, bars or bricks of scented wax and other home fragrance options.
The Scentsy warmer range includes a wide selection of warmers that have been designed to burn Scentsy bricks or bars.
They also make special holiday scents that are available in bricks, bars, room sprays, and car candles.
Refills for your Scentsy warmer are called Scentsy bars or bricks.
The idea behind this type of fundraiser is that you sell bricks and engrave the purchaser's name on the brick for all to see.
Spotlight on Cancer - Get real bricks and write down the names of entertainers who have passed from cancer.
Then, carefully lay these bricks into a roped off area to create your own Walk of Fame.
For example, a walk or pathway can be set up so that donors can purchase bricks with their name engraved on them.
Ask a local landscaper to use the bricks to pave a sidewalk or patio.
You can sell the bricks for a significant markup.
Many bricks and mortar stores have extensive websites, where you can either browse before you go or find online specials.
Many bricks and mortar stores carry Celtic platinum rings all over the USA.
Another widespread chain of "bricks and mortar" rental stores, Hollywood Video provided some much-needed competition in the rental market.
There are also tips on how to get "Bricks" coupons to print on your computer and how to spot fraudulent coupons online.
From the ancient pillars still rising against the background to the crumbled bricks lining the paths,the Forum could be an entire day-trip unto it's own.
Every business today, even solely bricks and mortar businesses, needs a web presence.
It may be easier to find time in your life to pursue a degree online than by attending "bricks and mortar" classes.
It's important to realize that the only difference between true home-based businesses and traditional "bricks and mortar" companies lies with where the work is performed.
Just as you need to clean the bricks on the exterior portion of your fireplace, it's vital you clean your enclosures as well.
Growing a new fat roll with protein calories is like building a house by hammering out the pieces from a granite rock, while sugar calories are like a neat stack of bricks -- just add mortar and you can start assembling at your leisure.
The table and chairs were made of a dark rich wood, and the tiles on the floor looked like polished bricks.
In France mushroom-growers do not use the compact blocks or bricks of spawn so familiar in England, but much smaller flakes or "leaves" of dry dung in which the spawn or mycelium can be seen to exist.
This spawn may be obtained from old pastures, or decayed mushroom beds, and is purchased from nurserymen in the form of bricks charged with the mycelium, and technically known as mushroom spawn.
In about ten days, when the mass is milkwarm, the bed will be ready for spawning, which consists of inserting small pieces of spawn bricks into the sloping sides of the bed, about 6 in.
The houses of the Campidano are mostly built of sun-dried unbaked bricks.
Architectural variety and solidity are favoured in the buildings of the city by a wealth of beautiful building stones of varied colours (limestones, sandstones, lavas, granites and marbles), in addition to which bricks and Roman tiles are employed.
The company also owns iron mines, limestone and quartz quarries, large iron-works at Domnarfvet and elsewhere, a great extent of forests and saw-mills, and besides the output of the copper mines it produces manufactured iron and steel, timber, wood-pulp, bricks and charcoal.
It had in 1909 a property of 2345 acres (of which 1000 were farm lands, 1145 pasture and wood lands, and 200 school campus), and loo buildings, many of brick, and nearly all designed and constructed, even to the making of the bricks, by the teachers and students.
Among its manufactures are earthenware, tobacco, vinegar, flour, farm-gates (iron), sash and doors, marble and granite monuments, carriages and bricks.
There still remains close to the first-named street and fronting the Corso Garibaldi a high wall built of square Roman bricks, with pillars and arched recesses in the upper portion, which goes by the name of Palazzo di Teodorico.
Saalfeld is situated in one of the busiest parts of Meiningen and has a number of prosperous industries, including the manufacture of machinery, bricks, colours, malt, cigars, hosiery and vinegar.
The town manufactures combs and horn goods, brass and iron wares, leather, malt, bricks and ropes.
The chief industries are the manufacture of railway plant, cloth, wool, soap, shoddy, furniture, bricks and cement.
The famous Venetian pozzi, or wells for storing rain-water from the roofs and streets, consisted of a closed basin with a water-tight stratum of clay at the bottom, upon which a slab of stone was laid; a brick shaft of radiating bricks laid in a permeable jointing material of clay and sand was then built.
The industries include the manufacture of tobacco, cigars, machinery, vinegar, soap and bricks, and there is a considerable trade by water in agricultural produce.
Brazil's chief industrial importance is due to its situation in the heart of the "Brazil block" coal (so named because it naturally breaks into almost perfect rectangular blocks) and clay and shale region; among its manufactures are mining machinery and tools, boilers, paving and enamelled building bricks, hollow bricks, tiles, conduits, sewer-pipe and pottery.
When the stupa was discovered the villagers had already carried off the greater part of the monument to build their cottages with the stones and bricks of it.
The industries include the manufacture of soap, tobacco, machinery, paper, bricks and tiles, beer and other goods.
Among the other manufactures are food preparations, wooden ware, wagons and carriages, stoves and furnaces, boots and shoes, tobacco and cigars, flour, candy, gloves, bricks, tile and pottery, furniture, paper boxes and firearms. Utica is a shipping point for the products of a fertile agricultural region, from which are exported dairy products (especially cheese), nursery products, flowers (especially roses), small fruits and vegetables, honey and hops.
In such a neighborhood as this, boards and shingles, lime and bricks, are cheaper and more easily obtained than suitable caves, or whole logs, or bark in sufficient quantities, or even well-tempered clay or flat stones.
My bricks, being second-hand ones, required to be cleaned with a trowel, so that I learned more than usual of the qualities of bricks and trowels.
Many of the villages of Mesopotamia are built of second-hand bricks of a very good quality, obtained from the ruins of Babylon, and the cement on them is older and probably harder still.