Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
alt. A lightweight building block made from cinders and concrete. n. A lightweight building block made from cinders and concrete.
Cinder Block (born Cindy Morgan, May 13, 1961) is an American punk rock vocalist and visual artist. Cinder sang for Fat Wreck Chords band, Tilt from 1992 to 2001.
She sang with all-girl band Fabulous Disaster for a short time. She would then go on to form the hardcore punk band, Retching Red.
Her lyrics typically focus on left wing political themes and other irreverent topics.
She was married to Jeffrey Bischoff, former Tilt guitarist, with whom she co-founded a licensing and merchandising store, Cinder Block Inc. Cinder makes silkscreens and has been doing so for almost two decades. She also worked for Fabula magazine and Punk Rock Confidential. Cinder earned a BFA in Theatre from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Usage examples of "cinder block".
It took him the better part of an hour to get into position, but once he was ready, he put down the cinder block, flipped open his cell phone, and dialed the number he&rsquo.
With a final blow a whole cinder block came loose, and David lifted it out of the wall.
Smithback stepped gingerly over it, then watched as Tail Gunner pointed to a small hole in the far wall about two feet high and four across, chiseled out of the bottom of an old archway that had been bricked up with cinder block.
The huts were made of cinder block, with doors of rough planks nailed to a frame and corrugated tin thrown over the top.
I stared at peeling walls, rusted iron entrails, weird urban sculptures of cinder block and corrugated iron, the lightning flashes of welders, tire stores, sheet-metal signs, and sludge: fields and mountain ranges of refuse heaps.
Then stood and walked to the wall, which was made of cinder block.
She grabbed a cinder block and smashed it down on the hasp and lock, which snapped off easily.