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  • adj. Made of cinder blocks
  • n. Alternative form of cinder block.


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  • I recently learned that Billy has been putting on a one-man science show, which includes laying down on a bed of nails and having someone break a cinderblock on his chest with a sledgehammer.

    The Port Discover Science Center

  • Admittedly, the sternum is a tough one, but if you can break a cinderblock with the heel of your hand, you can probably crack somebody's sternum, and if This Person were really so knowledgable about assassins and fighting, s/he would know that.

    Archive 2004-12-01

  • In the cinderblock hallway behind the stage there was a pay phone and a stack of milkcrates piled at the approximate height of a chair.

    ceciliatan: Have We Got Contact

  • Is this the protection of civilians? said local resident Rajab Sharaf, standing outside the burning building as the cinderblock walls buckled outward from the heat.

    Libyan government shows reporters NATO bomb sites

  • Mustafah Abdulaziz for The Wall Street Journal The top floor of the two-story cinderblock building is devoted to packing and storage.

    The Making of an Iconic Ball

  • The top floor of the two-story cinderblock building off Connecticut's Route 8 is devoted to packing and storage.

    Making a Wiffle Ball

  • It was pitch-black at the bottom of the stairway, but then the rabbi flipped the light switch and David saw a large room with cinderblock walls.

    The Omega Theory

  • The air was warm and acrid and the cinderblock walls were caked with soot.

    The Omega Theory

  • Ouattara forces inspect the papers of everyone who passes through a checkpoint in the Riviera neighborhood as young men build cinderblock barricades.

    Ouattara Forces Move to Round Up Gbagbo Militants in Abidjan

  • Love the juxtaposition of old warm luxury colored persian carpet/new industrial utilitarian cinderblock walls.

    The Chadwick Studio by Frederick Fisher and Partners


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