masonry


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structure built of stone or brick by a mason

Freemasons collectively

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A distinct draft of fresh air was blowing into the chamber through the intersection of the masonry at that particular point--and nowhere else.
In a short time he had removed some dozen, when he reached in to test the next layer of masonry. To his surprise, he felt nothing behind the masonry he had removed as far as his long arm could reach.
Groping about the masonry just below the margin, I succeeded in dislodging a small fragment, and let it fall into the abyss.
What I had taken for masonry seemed now to be iron, or some other metal, in huge plates, whose sutures or joints occasioned the depression.
Against the new masonry I re-erected the old rampart of bones.
"My lord," said Athos, "this is plainly the masonry of which I told your honor."
I, no more than yourself, have seen the Chaldean masonry works constructed according to the sacred form of the Sikra, nor the temple of Solomon, which is destroyed, nor the stone doors of the sepulchre of the kings of Israel, which are broken.
Here rose in crumbling grandeur the first evidences I had seen of the ancient civilization which once had graced fair Albion--a single, time-worn arch of masonry.
Then the party rose, and dragging me to the crumbling arch, made me fast to a huge, corroded, copper ring which was dangling from an eyebolt imbedded in the masonry.
Realfonzo, "Probabilistic assessment of masonry building clusters," in Proceedings of the 15th WCEE-World Conference of Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal, 2012.
In order to evaluate the tension, compressive strength and deformations of masonry structures it is necessary to assess more accurately the deformation characteristics of masonry.
Strengthening of masonry in flexure by the use of externally bonded Fiber reinforced Polymer (FRP) materials has been investigated in this research study.
A PRIMARY school in Walsall has gained a new playground climbing wall with the support of the Midcounties Co-operative Memorial Masonry Centre.
As reported by [6], cost of building materials increase from 0.2 percent to 2.2 percent for the year 2012 and the optional construction methods need to be suggested such as load bearing masonry (LBM) system in the housing construction industry.
Also new from UGL, is DRYLOK Clear Masonry Waterproofer (patent pending), an alternative coating to traditional pigmented waterproofing systems.