sun-dried brick made of clay and straw, in common use in countries having little rainfall.
a yellow silt or clay, deposited by rivers, used to make bricks.
a building constructed of adobe.
a dark, heavy soil, containing clay.
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How to use adobe in a sentence
Bin Laden stood in an adobe walled bedroom, his back to the door.
Representatives for adobe did not respond to requests to comment.
And how much are we supposed to trust a single company—adobe—that has so much control over our creative class?
adobe claims that their cloud apps will work offline as well.
Other non-design services, like adobe Business Catalyst, which hosts email fundraising campaigns and e-commerce, also went down.
He saw nothing of the red car, and presently the square walls and flat roof of an adobe house broke on his vision.
There was an adobe house on the flat, a corral, and other evidences of a rather extensive ranch.
The little adobe at the desert well leaped at them and fell away behind with the swiftness of thought.
Gila Bend had exasperated him because it was not the town it called itself, but a huddle of adobe huts.Cabin Fever | B. M. Bower
The ceilings of all the rooms were supported by unhewn beams, five or six inches thick, deeply inserted into the adobe walls.Overland | John William De Forest
British Dictionary definitions for adobe
a sun-dried brick used for building
(as modifier): an adobe house
a building constructed of such bricks
the clayey material from which such bricks are made
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