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  1. wythe(Noun)

    A unit of thickness in masonry construction defined by the quantity of masonry units 4" or greater.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wythe(noun)

    same as Withe, n., 4


  1. Wythe

    A wythe is a continuous vertical section of masonry one unit in thickness. A wythe may be independent of, or interlocked with, the adjoining wythe. A single wythe of brick that is not structural in nature is referred to as a veneer. A multiple-wythe masonry wall may be composed of a single type of masonry unit layered to increase its thickness and structural strength, or different masonry units chosen by function, such as an economical concrete block serving a structural purpose and a more expensive brick chosen for its appearance.


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