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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.

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We are awake, Duncan," said the soft, silvery tones of Alice within the building, "and ready to travel very fast after so refreshing a sleep; but you have watched through the tedious night in our behalf, after having endured so much fatigue the livelong day
There were four such flats in each building, and each of the four was a "boardinghouse" for the occupancy of foreigners--Lithuanians, Poles, Slovaks, or Bohemians.
The builders had attained the art of using cement, and of roofing a building, great improvements on the original Burgh.
In these colleges the professors contrive new rules and methods of agriculture and building, and new instruments, and tools for all trades and manufactures; whereby, as they undertake, one man shall do the work of ten; a palace may be built in a week, of materials so durable as to last for ever without repairing.
He had been absent for twenty years, developing water-power and building street- railways in South America.
Our party had halted at the entrance to the building, and at a sign from the leader I had been lowered to the ground.
Then someone suggested that their plaything should be exhibited in the nearest building, and so I was led past the sphinx of white marble, which had seemed to watch me all the while with a smile at my astonishment, towards a vast grey edifice of fretted stone.
Still, however, he spoke kindly to the lady, and then hastened forth to till his cornfield and set out fruit-trees, or to bargain with the Indians for furs, or perchance to oversee the building of a fort.
Once or twice she thought there was a stature or a gait that she recollected; but thc person who owned it instantly disappeared behind one of those enormous piles of wood that lay before most of the doors, It was only as they turned from the main street into another that intersected it at right angles, and which led directly to the place of meeting, that she recognized a face and building that she knew.
True, there would be expense, oh, such expense--the courting, the presents, the wedding, the building, the furniture, and, later, innumerable new kinds of bills.
For instance, the building materials used in various ages can afford their own lessons to understanding eyes.
Beyond this front, is there to be a fair court, but three sides of it, of a far lower building than the front.

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