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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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She conducted me to a spacious chamber in one of the buildings fronting on the plaza, and which, from the litter of silks and furs upon the floor, I took to be the sleeping quarters of several of the natives.
The task of erecting the building had been unanimously transferred to Mr.
As the building was made of bricks, he was enabled to conceal his design until the moment arrived for placing the frames; then, indeed, it became necessary to act.
Half a block down another building opened fire on us.
The fortresses were crowded with Mercenaries, the wind blew in the right direction, and up went our balloons from one of the office buildings in the city.
Upon the opposite side rose buildings of an architecture unknown to him, yet strangely beautiful.
As he did so a volley of rifle and revolver shots was fired from the upper windows of the huge apartment building that stands between the University and Riverside Drive.
As soon as the plans were drawn for the new building, the students began digging out the earth where the foundations were to be laid, working after the regular classes were over.
The reader will perhaps best appreciate the amount of difference in these workers, by my giving not the actual measurements, but a strictly accurate illustration: the difference was the same as if we were to see a set of workmen building a house of whom many were five feet four inches high, and many sixteen feet high; but we must suppose that the larger workmen had heads four instead of three times as big as those of the smaller men, and jaws nearly five times as big.
I have also a small woodshed adjoining, made chiefly of the stuff which was left after building the house.
At the corner of the area, which is of an irregular form, stands the great tower, or keep, placed on a small hill of its own dimensions, on which lies six vast projecting buttresses, ascending in a steep direction to prop and support the building, and continued upwards up the side as turrets.
You see, I give the value to the land by building the roads.

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