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running bond

a brickwork bond having successive courses of overlapping stretchers.
Also called stretcher bond. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It is a nearly rectangular two-story structure laid with smooth-faced yellow brick in running bond.
  • The brick is laid in running bond with a projecting header row every fifth course.
  • The building is clad with running bond, red brick and decorative cast-stone trim.
  • The remaining three facades are of red brick in a running bond pattern.
  • The insulation board shall be installed horizontally in a running bond with vertical joints and corners staggered.
  • For the purpose of this code, requirements for stack bond shall apply to masonry laid in other than running bond.
  • Masonry units shall be laid in running bond pattern.
  • All the additions have concrete foundations with concrete block walls clad in red brick set in running bond.
  • The pressed brick of the facade is laid in a running bond with fine mortar joints, known as butter joints.
  • It has red brick walls joined in running bond with red-pigmented mortar.

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