One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A covering of brick applied to a timber frame.
- ‘Its popularity dates from the mid-1930s when the term brick veneer first appeared in building journals.’
- ‘Rather than the usual brick veneer, Brown relied on inexpensive and utilitarian materials.’
- ‘The brick veneer wall is reported to have very low bond values.’
- ‘A veneered wall is a wall in which brick veneer is attached to the frame of a structure.’
- ‘His analysis of forces on the brick veneer walls for the subject building was filed as Exhibit #30.’
- ‘Geoff says a concrete house with a rendered finish can be built for a similar price to a brick veneer home.’
- 1.1Australian A house built with brick veneer walls.
- ‘Eve climbed out of the car and followed the mysterious man to the front door of a spacious brick veneer.’
- ‘This was the age of the brick veneer, the owner-occupied home, and the motor mower.’
- ‘Most of the town's residents have sold their bungalows and bought into brick veneer subdivisions with manicured lawns.’
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