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building(Business of assembling), noun aedificatio, amalgamation, architecture, arrangement, assembling, collocation, compilation, composition, conformation, conjunction, constitution, construction, contriving, craftsmanship, creating, design, development, devising, effectuation, efformation, engineering, fabrication, fashioning, formation, formulation, framing, grouping, handiwork, implementation, industry, installation, institution, interrelation, making, manufacture, organization, origination, plan, preparation, production, shaping, structuring, synthesis
Associated concepts: building for a particular use
Foreign phrases: Aedificare in tuo proprio solo non licet quod alteri noceat.It is not lawful to build upon one's own land what may injure another.
building(Structure), noun abiding place, abode, address, aedificium, boardinghouse, construction, domicile, domus, dulce domum, dwelling, dwelling place, edifice, erection, establishment, fabric, frame, framework, habitat, habitation, headquarters, home, homestead, house, institute, living quarters, lodging, lodging house, lodging place, lodgings, lodgment, piece of architecture, place, place of habitation, premises, quarters, residence, shelter, site, superstructure
Associated concepts: building and construction contracts, building code, building contract, building inspector, building laws, building lien, building lines, building loan, building loan mortgage, building material, building or other improvement, building permit, building purposes, building restriction, building site, building superintenddnt, building trades
See also: creation, edifice, frame, preparation, structure
BUILDING, estates. An edifice erected by art, and fixed upon or over the soil, composed of stone, brick, marble, wood, or other proper substance, 'Connected together, and designed for use in the position in which it is so fixed. Every building is an accessory to the soil, and is, therefore, real estate: it belongs to the owner of the soil. Cruise, tit. 1, S. 46. Vide 1 Chit. Pr. 148, 171; Salk. 459; Hob. 131; 1 Mete. 258; Broom's Max. 172.