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Drug slang A regional street term for 1 kg of marijuana, or a similarly packaged unit of crack cocaine
Sports medicine An episode of one form of endurance exercise followed by another, used in endurance multisports—e.g., duathlons and triathlons; often the individual sports are practised separately and raced jointly; a brick stacks one upon the other in training; the most common brick is a bike-run session and is used to help transition the legs from cycling to running
Virology Inclusion body A popular albeit non-specific term for a crystalloid structure corresponding to packed viral particles within host cells

brick

feed compacted into a solid mass weighing up to 2 lb. Bricks provide an alternative to pellets and have the advantage that they have to be eaten slowly.
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In December 2016, local rights group Licadho released a report alleging widespread illegal use of debt bondage and child labour at brick factories, based on interviews with more than 50 workers at sites around Phnom Penh and in Tbong Khmum province.
The owners of unauthorised brick kilns are using drum chimneys or fixed chimneys in the absence of any effective drives.
To lay the final course of bricks, you'll need to lay a layer of mortar as before, and scrape some mortar onto the side of a brick, but this time you'll also have to scrape a layer of mortar on the top of your brick.
Cashier Rs 15500, Mistry (mason) Rs16000, Jali Wala Rs 15400, Coal Man Rs15200, Brick Stakers Rs 15300, Tube-Well Operator Rs15300, Water Man Rs15200, Nazar, Care Taker Rs 15200, Cook, Chowkidar Rs 15000, Skilled/Semi Skilled, Safai Wala Rs 40 per 1000 bricks, Bharai Wala Rs.
If anyone of you will be attending the Convention and Annual Meeting in October, we could arrange to take the brick with us to that event for you.
The children present at brick kilns were however found enrolled in nearby Government Girls Primary School Karyal and were on leave due to their illness.
There were four types of bricks manufactured for this study, namely the POFA brick, PKS brick, PF brick and control brick.
So my guess is that the brick came from a ship which had sunk probably before the war started.
In nacre, 3,000 to 4,000 layers of offset, aragonite bricks are locked together by thin layers of organic glue.
Complete with tapering brick barrel vaults, brick walls, and brick niches, they sought to reapply the tectonic eloquence that had made the material assembly and formal intensity of Lewerentz's characterful spaces virtually inseparable.