concrete masonry unit

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English-Spanish architecture and construction dictionary. 2013.

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  • Concrete masonry unit — A stack of rectangular CMUs Cinder block redirects here. For the American singer, see Cinder Block (musician). In the United States, a concrete masonry unit (CMU) – also called concrete block, cement block, and foundation block – is a large… …   Wikipedia

  • Masonry — This article refers to the building structure component; for the fraternal organization, see Freemasonry. A mason laying mortar on top of a finished course of blocks, prior to placing the next course. Masonry is the building of structures from… …   Wikipedia

  • Concrete — This article is about the construction material. For other uses, see Concrete (disambiguation). Outer view of the Roman Pantheon, still the largest unreinforced solid concrete dome.[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Concrete saw — A concrete saw being readied for use. The man in the background is preparing the hose to deliver water to cool the saw, whilst the operator is moving the saw to the required position. A substantial engine powers the unit …   Wikipedia

  • masonry — /may seuhn ree/, n., pl. masonries. 1. the craft or occupation of a mason. 2. work constructed by a mason, esp. stonework: the crumbling masonry of ancient walls. 3. (cap.) Freemasonry. [1325 75; ME masonerie < MF maçonnerie. See MASON, ERY] * *… …   Universalium

  • Aerated autoclaved concrete — Autoclaved Aerated concrete (AAC), or otherwise known as Autoclave Cellular Concrete (ACC), is a lightweight, precast building material. AAC provides structure, insulation, fire and mold resistance in a single material. AAC products include… …   Wikipedia

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  • Sound transmission class — (or STC) is an integer rating of how well a building partition attenuates airborne sound. In the USA, it is widely used to rate interior partitions, ceilings/floors, doors, windows and exterior wall configurations (see ASTM International… …   Wikipedia

  • Brick — For other uses, see Brick (disambiguation). An old brick wall in English bond laid with alternating courses of headers and stretchers …   Wikipedia

  • CMU — may stand for a university: Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, United States Canadian Mennonite University in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Caribbean Medical …   Wikipedia

  • CB — (or derivative) may refer to:Architectural/engineering* Block coefficient (Cb), determining fullness of ship s hull * Chrysler Building, a skyscraper in New York City, New York * Concrete Block, also cinder block, clinker block, or foundation… …   Wikipedia

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