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Synonyms for cinder block

a light concrete building block made with cinder aggregate

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The old lumber made a nice raised bed, and we turned the cinder blocks on their sides and breathed new life into them as planters.
According to the criminal complaint, the 15-year-old told police the attack lasted more than an hour, and that the trio took turns picking up cinder blocks over their heads and smashing them into the faces of the men.
Then they unscrew the barrel, attach a thread protector and use the barrel to beat a cinder block into, well, cinders.
With the cinder blocks and tile ripped out, the yard is now home to a grapefruit, a persimmon, and three kinds of orange trees; a California oak; jasmine and bougainvillea; and lots of bamboo and ferns--as well as an outdoor living room, a dining room, and a tub.
I want to stain the cinder blocks on the foundation of my house.
I dug out all the rocks and sand and found hollow cinder blocks that go down almost 4 ft.
EPR can penetrate cinder blocks at up to 80 meters.
On the way back to the hotel, Dad asked the driver to stop at a small building made of cinder blocks.
Sami Abu Obeid, 37, makes cinder blocks and concrete, and the ingredients he needs are all black-listed.
The coffin contains three walls of cinder blocks with a thick metal slab on top, with several sandbags atop the metal slab.
the light of interrogation lamps, the cerement halos of cinder blocks.
The article said the hotel was built of cinder blocks, while the hotel owners dismissed those allegations.
He adds that concrete claws for cleaner and more efficient removal of concrete from the jobsite, jib booms for carrying heavy objects and pallet forks for picking up lumber, cinder blocks or reclaimed brick are also part of the skid steer's arsenal of attachments.
The NIST team considered doing parking lot simulations using cinder blocks and rebar but realized that it might be able to get more-realistic data.