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Brick vs. Egg — What's the Difference?

Brick vs. Egg — What's the Difference?

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Brick

A brick is a type of block used to build walls, pavements and other elements in masonry construction. Properly, the term brick denotes a block composed of dried clay, but is now also used informally to denote other chemically cured construction blocks.
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Egg

An egg is the organic vessel containing the zygote in which an embryo develops until it can survive on its own, at which point the animal hatches. An egg results from fertilization of an egg cell.
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Brick

A small rectangular block typically made of fired or sun-dried clay, used in building.
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Egg

A female gamete; an ovum. Also called egg cell.
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Brick

A large and relatively heavy mobile phone, typically an early model with limited functionality
I had one of those Motorola bricks as my first cell phone
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Egg

The round or oval female reproductive body of various animals, including birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, and insects, consisting usually of an embryo surrounded by nutrient material and a protective covering.
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Brick

A generous, helpful, and reliable person
‘You are really a brick, Vi,’ Gloria said
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Egg

The oval, thin-shelled reproductive body of a bird, especially that of a hen, used as food.
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Brick

Block or enclose with a wall of bricks
The doors have been bricked up
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Egg

Something having the ovoid shape of an egg.
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Brick

Throw bricks at
The pub was attacked and windows in the area were bricked
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Egg

(Slang) A fellow; a person
He's a good egg.
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Brick

Cause (a smartphone or other electronic device) to become completely unable to function, typically on a permanent basis
Installing an unofficial OS voids the warranty and may brick the phone
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Egg

To cover with beaten egg, as in cooking.
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Brick

Be extremely worried or nervous.
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Egg

(Slang) To throw eggs at.
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Brick

A molded rectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln until hard and used as a building and paving material.
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Egg

To encourage or incite to action. Used with on
The racing fans egged their favorites on.
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Brick

Such blocks of clay used as a building material
A house made of brick.
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Egg

An approximately spherical or ellipsoidal body produced by birds, insects, reptiles, and other animals, housing the embryo within a membrane or shell during its development.
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Brick

An object shaped like such a block
A brick of cheese.
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Egg

Synonym of ovum; an egg cell.
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Brick

(Informal) A smartphone, tablet, or similar electronic device that connects to the internet that has become inoperable.
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Egg

(countable) A thing which looks like or is shaped like an egg (sense 1.1).
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Brick

A dark brownish red.
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Egg

A swelling on one's head, usually large or noticeable, resulting from an injury.
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Brick

(Informal) A helpful, reliable person.
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Egg

(architectural element) Chiefly in egg and dart: an ornamental oval moulding alternating in a row with dart or triangular shapes.
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Brick

(Basketball) A shot that falls short of the basket.
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Egg

A score of zero; specifically (cricket), a batter's failure to score; a duck egg or duck's egg.
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Brick

To construct, line, or pave with bricks.
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Egg

A bomb or mine.
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Brick

To close or wall with brick
Bricked up the windows of the old house.
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Egg

Senses relating to people.
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Brick

(Informal) To cause to become inoperable. Used especially of electronic devices, such as smartphones and tablets, that connect to the internet. I bricked my smartphone when I tried to untether it.
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Egg

(archaic) Something regarded as containing a (usually bad) thing at an early stage.
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Brick

(Informal) To become inoperable. Used especially of electronic devices, such as smartphones and tablets, that connect to the internet.
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Egg

(computing) One of the blocks of data injected into a program's address space for use by certain forms of shellcode, such as "omelettes".
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Brick

(countable) A hardened rectangular block of mud, clay etc., used for building.
This wall is made of bricks.
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Egg

(transitive)
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Brick

(uncountable) Such hardened mud, clay, etc. considered collectively, as a building material.
This house is made of brick.
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Egg

To throw (especially rotten) eggs (noun sense 1.1.1) at (someone or something).
The angry demonstrators egged the riot police.
The students were caught egging the principal’s car as a prank.
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Brick

(countable) Something shaped like a brick.
A plastic explosive brick
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Egg

To inadvertently or intentionally distort (the circular cross-section of something, such as tube) to an elliptical or oval shape.
After I cut the tubing, I found that I had slightly egged it in the vise.
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Brick

A helpful and reliable person.
Thanks for helping me wash the car. You're a brick.
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Egg

(cooking) To coat (a food ingredient) with or dip (a food ingredient) in beaten egg (noun sense 1.1.1) during the process of preparing a dish.
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Brick

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.
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Egg

(intransitive) To collect the eggs (noun sense 1.1) of wild birds.
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Brick

(informal) 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.
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Egg

To encourage, incite, or urge (someone).
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Brick

An electronic device, especially a heavy box-shaped one, that has become non-functional or obsolete.
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Egg

The oval or roundish body laid by domestic poultry and other birds, tortoises, etc. It consists of a yolk, usually surrounded by the "white" or albumen, and inclosed in a shell or strong membrane.
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Brick

A projectile.
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Egg

A simple cell, from the development of which the young of animals are formed; ovum; germ cell.
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Brick

(firearms) A carton of 500 rimfire cartridges, which forms the approximate size and shape of a brick.
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Egg

Anything resembling an egg in form.
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Brick

(poker slang) 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.
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Egg

To urge on; to instigate; to incite
Adam and Eve he egged to ill.
[She] did egg him on to tellHow fair she was.
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Brick

The colour brick red.
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Egg

Animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. female birds
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Brick

(slang) A kilogram of cocaine.
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Egg

Oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
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Brick

Extremely cold.
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Egg

One of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens;
She kicked him in the balls and got away
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Brick

(transitive) To build, line, or form with bricks.
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Egg

Throw eggs at
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Brick

(transitive) To make into bricks.
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Egg

Coat with beaten egg;
Egg a schnitzel
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Brick

To hit someone or something with a brick.
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Brick

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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Brick

To blunder; to screw up.
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Brick

A block or clay tempered with water, sand, etc., molded into a regular form, usually rectangular, and sun-dried, or burnt in a kiln, or in a heap or stack called a clamp.
The Assyrians appear to have made much less use of bricks baked in the furnace than the Babylonians.
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Brick

Bricks, collectively, as designating that kind of material; as, a load of brick; a thousand of brick.
Some of Palladio's finest examples are of brick.
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Brick

Any oblong rectangular mass; as, a brick of maple sugar; a penny brick (of bread).
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Brick

A good fellow; a merry person; as, you 're a brick.
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Brick

To lay or pave with bricks; to surround, line, or construct with bricks.
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Brick

To imitate or counterfeit a brick wall on, as by smearing plaster with red ocher, making the joints with an edge tool, and pointing them.
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Brick

Rectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln; used as a building or paving material
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Brick

A good fellow; helpful and trustworthy
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