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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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The alternatives would be to add an addendum to an existing bricks-and-mortar franchise agreement or incorporating the truck-specific terms directly into the traditional franchise agreement.
Not all bricks-and-mortar companies are laggards, however.
Wireless is going to enable the bricks-and-mortar side of the business in ways that we are only beginning to imagine.
Glen Ward, CEO, Virgin Entertainment Group, North America, has announced a new executive team, which unites the online and bricks-and-mortar operations under a single management team and involves the re-allocation of key responsibilities within the business.
To capture the current trends in e-philanthropy, the report surveys the online initiatives of three sectors: dot-coms, nonprofits and bricks-and-mortar companies.
com's unique business model and its new B2B origination strategy, designed to integrate advanced Internet lending technology with traditional bricks-and-mortar lending services.
Examples, such as how traditional bricks-and-mortar retailers use Netkey to provide online services to their in-store customers, are offered.
Since Pegasus Research and Barron's magazine released their Burn Rate study in March 2000, online retailing stocks have been sinking like stones because of concerns over mounting losses, low margins and increased competition from bricks-and-mortar giants.
com's business model and its new B2B e-commerce origination strategy, designed to integrate advanced Internet lending technology with traditional bricks-and-mortar lending services.