Brick vs Brickwise - What's the difference?
As a proper noun brick
As an adjective brickwise is
in the manner of bricks, especially the overlapping way in which they are assembled into a wall.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(countable) A hardened rectangular block of mud, clay etc., used for building.
(uncountable) Considered collectively, as a building material.
- This wall is made of bricks .
(countable) Something shaped like a brick.
- This house is made of brick .
(dated) A helpful and reliable person.
- a plastic explosive brick
(basketball, slang) A shot which misses, particularly one which bounces directly out of the basket because of a too-flat trajectory, as if the ball were a heavier object.
- Thanks for helping me wash the car. You're a brick .
(informal) A power brick; an external power supply consisting of a small box with an integral male power plug and an attached electric cord terminating in another power plug.
(technology, slang) An electronic device, especially a heavy box-shaped one, that has become non-functional or obsolete.
(firearms) a carton of 500 rimfire cartridges, which forms the approximate size and shape of a brick.
(poker slang) A community card (usually the turn or the river) which does not improve a player's hand.
- We can't win if we keep throwing up bricks from three-point land.
* brick in one's hat
* bricks and mortar
* bricks and clicks
* brick shithouse
* drop a brick
* hit the bricks
* like a cat on a hot brick
* like a ton of bricks
* make bricks without straw
* make bricks without straws
* run into a brick wall
* shit a brick
* shit bricks
* take to the bricks
* talk to a brick wall
* thick as a brick
Made of brick(s).
- All that was left after the fire was the brick chimney .
* brick shithouse
To build with bricks.
* 1904 , Thomas Hansom Cockin, An Elementary Class-Book of Practical Coal-Mining , C. Lockwood and Son, page 78
* 1914 , The Mining Engineer , Institution of Mining Engineers, page 349
- If the ground is strong right up to the surface, a few yards are usually sunk and bricked before the engines and pit top are erected
To make into bricks.
* 1904 September 15, James C. Bennett, Walter Renton Ingalls (editor), Lead Smelting and Refining with Some Notes on Lead Mining (1906), The Engineering and Mining Journal, page 66
- The shaft was next bricked between the decks until the top scaffold was supported by the brickwork and [made] to share the weight with the prids.
(slang) To hit someone or something with a brick.
To make an electronic device nonfunctional and usually beyond repair, essentially making it no more useful than a brick.
- The plant, which is here described, for bricking fine ores and flue dust, was designed and the plans produced in the engineering department of the Selby smelter.
* 2007 December 14, Joe Barr, “PacketProtector turns SOHO router into security powerhouse”, Linux.com
- My VCR was bricked during the lightning storm .
- installing third-party firmware will void your warranty, and it is possible that you may brick your router.
* brick in
* brick over
* brick up
* brick it
In the manner of bricks, especially the overlapping way in which they are assembled into a wall.