Definitions and translations for "brick"

Definition of brick

1. A hardened rectangular block of mud, clay etc., used for building.
This wall is made of bricks.
2. Considered collectively, as a building material.
This house is made of brick.
3. Something shaped like a brick.
A plastic explosive brick
4. A helpful and reliable person.
Thanks for helping me wash the car. You're a brick.
5. 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.
We can't win if we keep throwing up bricks from three-point land.
6. 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.
7. An electronic device, especially a heavy box-shaped one, that has become non-functional or obsolete.
8. A carton of 500 rimfire cartridges, which forms the approximate size and shape of a brick.
9. A community card (usually the turn or the river) which does not improve a player's hand.
The two of clubs was a complete brick on the river
10. Made of brick(s).
All that was left after the fire was the brick chimney.
11. To build with bricks.
12. To make into bricks.
13. To hit someone or something with a brick.
14. To make an electronic device nonfunctional and usually beyond repair, essentially making it no more useful than a brick.
My VCR was bricked during the lightning storm.
© Wordnet 3.1 & Wiktionary - Combined dictionary for best results.

English - English - brick

n. building block; block; generous person, good person
v. close or pave with bricks, build with bricks; prepare bricks
adj. made from bricks; resembling a brick

English - Spanish - brick

s. ladrillo, morterete, tabique
v. enladrillar
adj. de ladrillo, como ladrillo

English - French - brick

n. brique; bloc; pain (savon, glace); cube; gaffe, bourde, une personne généreuse, un chic type, qqn de bien
v. paver, daller; carreler; garnir de briques; briqueter; préparer les briques
adj. briqueté, garni de briques, fait de briques

English - German - brick

n. Ziegel, Baustein; Würfel; höflicher Mensch
v. mit Ziegelsteine pflastern; Ziegelsteine vorbereiten
adj. aus Ziegeln; ziegelähnlich

English - Indonesian - brick

n. bata, batu, batu bata, batu merah, batu tembok
v. menembok

English - Italian - brick

s. mattone, laterizio; barra, mattonella; blocchetto; (fam) brav'uomo, persona generosa
v. rivestire di mattoni, ammattonare
agg. di mattoni

English - Polish - brick

n. cegła, przyjaciel, zuch, kostka
a. ceglany

English - Portuguese - brick

s. tijolo; ladrilho; cavalheiro
v. cobrir de tijolo; preparar o tijolo
adj. obra de tijolos ou de ladrilhos

English - Romanian - brick

n. cărămidă, bucată
a. cărămidă: de cărămidă

English - Russian - brick

с. кирпич, клинкер, брусок; молодчина, славный парень
г. класть кирпич, облицовывать, мостить кирпичом
прил. кирпичный

English - Turkish - brick

f. tuğla ile örmek
i. tuğla, iyi dost
s. tuğladan yapılmış, tuğla

English - Ukrainian - brick

n. цеглина, брусок, брикет, дитячий: дитячі кубики, добрий хлопець, цегла
v. обличковувати, цегла: класти цеглу
a. цегляний, цегельний

French - English - brick

(m) n. brig

English - Dutch - brick

zn. steen, baksteen; blok; beleefd iemand
ww. metselen; met baksteen bekleden
bn. van stenen gemaakt

English - Greek - brick

ουσ. πλίνθος, τούβλο

French - Spanish - brick

(nautique) bergantín (m)

French - Italian - brick

(nautique) brigantino (m)

French - Portuguese - brick

(nautique) brigue (m)

French - Russian - brick

n. бриг (m)

French - Turkish - brick

[le] brik

French - Dutch - brick

(nautique) brik (m/f); brigantijn (m/f)

English - Arabic - brick

‏آجرة، لبنة، طوبة، طوب من طين، شخص حلو المعشر، كتلة مستطيلة‏
‏قرمد يبني‏
‏مقرمد مبنى بالطوب‏

English - Chinese - brick

(名) 砖; 砖块状物; 砖块; 积木
(动) 用砖砌

English - Chinese - brick

(名) 磚; 磚塊狀物; 磚塊; 積木
(動) 用磚砌

English - Hindi - brick

n. ईंट, रोड़ा
v. ईंट लगाना
a. ईंटों का

English - Japanese - brick

(動) 煉瓦で囲う; 煉瓦で造る
(名) 煉瓦; 煉瓦造り; 積み木; 気前のいい人; 寛大な人
(形) 煉瓦の; 煉瓦造りの

English - Korean - brick

명. 벽돌; 벽돌 쌓기; 믿음직한 남자
동. 벽돌을 깔다, 벽돌을 쌓다, 벽돌로 짓다; 벽돌을 만들다
형. 벽돌로 지어진; 벽돌의

English - Vietnamese - brick

n. gạch, cục xà bông
v. lót gạch, lát gạch
Share this page
Dictionary Extension
Synonyms for brick
mass: slab, chunk, cube, block, section, cake, hunk
Verb forms for brick
Present participle: bricking
Present: brick (3.person: bricks)
Past: bricked
Future: will brick
Present conditional: would brick
Present Perfect: have bricked (3.person: has bricked)
Past Perfect: had bricked
Future Perfect: will have bricked
Past conditional: would have bricked