Definition of airbrick in English:



  • A brick perforated with small holes for ventilation.

    • ‘Passive systems are less effective and, although they have no moving parts to wear out, may still go wrong: airbricks blocked by vegetation, for example.’
    • ‘If your home is particularly ‘airtight’, with double glazing and draught proofing, you might need an air vent or airbrick in an exterior wall.’
    • ‘Fill gaps around pipes, but be careful not to block airbricks.’
    • ‘More expensive alternatives were floodguards, for doors, windows and airbricks, or a portable metal wall to be built around homes when the water starts rising.’
    • ‘Buy sandbags or floorboards to block doors and airbricks and remember to ensure there is adequate ventilation.’