Noun(1) the clay from which adobe bricks are made(2) sun-dried brick; used in hot dry climates
(1) Most people live in adobe houses with thatched roofs.(2) Prehistoric tribes experimented with the first sun-dried bricks or adobe , mixing mud with straw into manageable building blocks.(3) Southwestern style homes favor stucco or adobe exteriors and orange or red tile roofs.(4) Drake led Parker in between two adobe buildings.(5) The spectacular traditional-style adobe building is wonderfully remote and romantic.(6) Stucco over adobe and rock are common materials.(7) To prevent the clay from becoming adobe brick, she dug in 15 tons of sand, 14 truckloads of composted manure, and 25 large bales of peat moss.(8) The primary building material was large adobe brick, and huge pyramids towered above the city.(9) They moved silently to the edge of the camp, then slowly made their way behind several mud and adobe buildings.(10) But the predominance and thickness of the sheltering walls recalls the adobe .(11) When paint can get into the adobe , then it hardens in there, and it makes it cling better than anything.(12) It consists of flat-roofed adobe buildings, portions of which are thought to be among the oldest structures in North America.(13) Substituting adobe clay for cement is one option for a more sustainable approach.(14) He walked into the adobe , where a small fire was burning under a skillet of food.(15) In rural areas of Latin America, adobe houses with thatched roofs are fixtures of the landscape.(16) Carol Decker puts a finger to her lips and looks beyond the adobe ruins to the sprawling expanse of flat brush-covered open ground.
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