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A horizontal layer of mortar underneath a layer of masonry.
- ‘Cracks form if adequate control joints and bed joint reinforcement are not provided.’
- ‘Mortar oozes out of the head and bed joints, wood studs may be bowed and reduce the cavity size, and other imperfections interfere with the cavity's cleanliness.’
- ‘The diameter or width of the FRP bars is limited by the thickness of the mortar bed joint, which is usually not larger than 3/8 inch.’
- ‘Full bedding of the bed joint and placing of the wall tie in the mortar assures full bond.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.