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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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I grasped her proffered arm and together we crossed the plaza toward a large building on the far side.
Across the street and half a block down, high up in a building, I could see heads peering out.
He had seen airships flying low and swift over darkened and groaning streets; watched great buildings, suddenly red-lit amidst the shadows, crumple at the smashing impact of bombs; witnessed for the first time in his life the grotesque, swift onset, of insatiable conflagrations.
And then Turan came to a point where the avenue turned to the right, to skirt a building that jutted from the inside of the city wall, and as he rounded the corner he came full upon two warriors standing upon either side of the entrance to a building upon his right.
Had Judge Temple espoused the cause of any particular sect, the question would have been immediately put at rest, for his influence was too powerful to be opposed; but he declined interference in the matter, positively refusing to lend even the weight of his name on the side of Richard, who had secretly given an assurance to his diocesan that both the building and the congregation would cheerfully come within the pale of the Protestant Episcopal Church.
From the doors of these rooms went men with loaded trucks, to the platform where freight cars were waiting to be filled; and one went out there and realized with a start that he had come at last to the ground floor of this enormous building.
Close to the east wall, beneath the overhanging balconies of the second floors, I crept in dense shadows the full length of the courtyard, until I came to the buildings at the north end.
For half an hour Carthoris remained in the building, digging for water and gaining the few much-needed drops which were the fruits of his labour.
A few feet below him was the flat roof of the adjoining building and as he dropped to it his back was toward the niche from which an embrasure looked out upon the gardens and the forest beyond, so that he did not see the figure crouching there in the dark shadow.
Beyond this front, is there to be a fair court, but three sides of it, of a far lower building than the front.
The steward promised to do all in his power to carry out the count's wishes, seeing clearly that not only would the count never be able to find out whether all measures had been taken for the sale of the land and forests and to release them from the Land Bank, but would probably never even inquire and would never know that the newly erected buildings were standing empty and that the serfs continued to give in money and work all that other people's serfs gave- that is to say, all that could be got out of them.
When it became known in the town that we were discussing the plans for a new, large building, a Southern white man who was operating a sawmill not far from Tuskegee came to me and said that he would gladly put all the lumber necessary to erect the building on the grounds, with no other guarantee for payment than my word that it would be paid for when we secured some money.

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