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.
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English - English - brickn. 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 - bricks. ladrillo, morterete, tabique
adj. de ladrillo, como ladrillo
English - French - brickn. 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 - brickn. Ziegel, Baustein; Würfel; höflicher Mensch
v. mit Ziegelsteine pflastern; Ziegelsteine vorbereiten
adj. aus Ziegeln; ziegelähnlich
English - Italian - bricks. mattone, laterizio; barra, mattonella; blocchetto; (fam) brav'uomo, persona generosa
v. rivestire di mattoni, ammattonare
agg. di mattoni
English - Portuguese - bricks. tijolo; ladrilho; cavalheiro
v. cobrir de tijolo; preparar o tijolo
adj. obra de tijolos ou de ladrilhos
English - Russian - brickс. кирпич, клинкер, брусок; молодчина, славный парень
г. класть кирпич, облицовывать, мостить кирпичом
English - Turkish - brickf. tuğla ile örmek
i. tuğla, iyi dost
s. tuğladan yapılmış, tuğla
French - English - brick(m) n. brig
English - Dutch - brickzn. steen, baksteen; blok; beleefd iemand
ww. metselen; met baksteen bekleden
bn. van stenen gemaakt
English - Greek - brickουσ. πλίνθος, τούβλο
French - Spanish - brick(nautique) bergantín (m)
French - Italian - brick(nautique) brigantino (m)
French - Portuguese - brick(nautique) brigue (m)
French - Russian - brickn. бриг (m)
French - Turkish - brick[le] brik
French - Dutch - brick(nautique) brik (m/f); brigantijn (m/f)
English - Chinese - brick(名) 砖; 砖块状物; 砖块; 积木
English - Chinese - brick(名) 磚; 磚塊狀物; 磚塊; 積木
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 - brick명. 벽돌; 벽돌 쌓기; 믿음직한 남자
동. 벽돌을 깔다, 벽돌을 쌓다, 벽돌로 짓다; 벽돌을 만들다
형. 벽돌로 지어진; 벽돌의
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Verb forms for brickPresent participle: bricking
Present: brick (3.person: bricks)
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