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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Already, upwards of 6,800 units have been built or started in little more than two years.
Although the building was designed to facilitate four learning communities in the future, it's also built to ensure collaboration with its flexible design.
It is very long-lasting: many of the oldest buildings on the planet are built with earth, including some found in North America.
Molds, including short-run tools, designed and built for thermoplastics and thermosets.
Both of these developments built around internal precincts stand apart from the busy street.
* undercuts can be built into the core and mold package;
The pyramid still holds the record for the largest stone structure ever built.
Instead of traditional studs and insulation, the home's exterior walls are built with panels consisting of polystyrene foam sandwiched between sheets of oriented strandboard, a plywood-like material made of fast-growing aspen and poplar.
In the nighttime, floodlights built into the outdoor platform will bounce off steel on the ceiling of the entrance, and give the patron the feeling the space is opening up in a modern way, while still preserving the aged quality of the supporting walls.
As of February 2006, 21 NC HealthyBuilt Homes have been built and certified in Western North Carolina with 100 more expected in 2006.
Repair and engineering change department for domestic and overseas built molds.
Older neighborhood schools, typically built as the center of their communities and within walking distance for many students, are packed with meaning and memories for town residents.