Definition of brick | What is brick

Concept and Meaning of brick

He is known under the designation of brick material/element construction, usually made of terra cotta with a cuboid shape and which allows to build walls and other structures. Thanks to its dimensions, the Mason can place a brick with one hand, which makes tasks easier.
Examples: "my father is a brick wall to create a new piece at the back of the House", "We will still need a score of bricks to finish the job", 'my neighbor gave me a brick of so that I can make a container to put my plants'.
The use of bricks in construction began there are about 11,000 years old at the time of the Neolithic. It was not, however, the same elements that are used nowadays, because materials, forms and dimensions have changed over time.
Today, bricks are usually made of clay of hydrated silicates alumina, illite, kaolinite, and other minerals. Thanks to the high temperature cooking, clay is more resistant than adobe.
It is possible to make the distinction between solid brick (which has less than 10% of perforations on the upper surface), the perforated brick (its perforations occupy more than 10% of the table), the manual brick or tile (which surfaces are rough), brick hollow (with multiple perforations to reduce its weight and make it lighter) and brick refractory (resistant to high temperatures) , among others.
On the other hand, in the familiar language and even popular, a brick represents one million pennies.
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