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buildings, plural;
  1. A structure with a roof and walls, such as a house, school, store, or factory

  2. The process or business of constructing something
    • - the building of highways
    • - building materials
  3. The process of commissioning, financing, or overseeing the construction of something

  4. The process of creating or developing something, typically a system or situation, over a period of time
    • - the building of democracy in Guatemala
  5. The process of increasing the intensity of a feeling
    • - a playwright's cunning in the building of suspense

  1. a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
  2. construction: the act of constructing something; "during the construction we had to take a detour"; "his hobby was the building of boats"
  3. the occupants of a building; "the entire building complained about the noise"
  4. (build) physique: constitution of the human body
  5. (build) construct: make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"
  6. build up: form or accumulate steadily; "Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly"; "Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border"
  7. In architecture, construction, engineering and real estate development the word building may refer to one of the following: # Any human-made structure used or intended for supporting or sheltering any use or continuous occupancy, or # An act of construction (i.e. ...
  8. Building is the third album from Sense Field. It was released in 1996 on Revelation Records .
  9. Building is one of the United Kingdom’s oldest business-to-business magazines, launched as The Builder in 1843 by Joseph Aloysius Hansom – architect of Birmingham Town Hall and designer of the Hansom Cab. The journal was renamed Building in 1966 as it is still known today. ...
  10. In mathematics, a building (also Tits building, Bruhat–Tits building) is a combinatorial and geometric structure which simultaneously generalizes certain aspects of flag manifolds, finite projective planes, and Riemannian symmetric spaces. ...
  11. Online Creation, also referred to as OLC, Online Coding, Online Building, and online editing, is a software feature of MUDs that allows users to edit a virtual world from within the game itself. ...
  12. (Buildings (album)) Buildings is the debut album by Northern Ireland trio General Fiasco, and which was released on 22 March 2010. The band launched the album at Belfast City Hall on the night of 21 March. The album appeared briefly at number 77 in the UK Albums Chart.
  13. The act or process of building; A closed structure with walls and a roof
  14. (build) The physique of a human body; constitution or structure of a human body; any of various versions of a software product as it is being developed for release to users; to form by combining materials or parts; to develop or give form to according to a plan or process; to increase or ...
  15. (built) Simple past of build
  16. (Buildings) Your home and its patios, terraces, tennis courts, swimming pools, walls, fences, hedges, gates, drives, footpaths, landlord’s fixtures and fittings, service tanks, drains, septic tanks, pipes, cables and central-heating oil tanks.
  17. (12. buildings) Same as  stringboard
  18. (BUILDINGS) Permanent structures owned or held by the state. The cost of buildings includes both acquisition costs (historical cost, ancillary costs, and, for proprietary and trust funds, net interest during construction) and capital improvement costs (betterments). ...
  19. (Buildings (CLFSS)) Every structure, tent and shelter is a building, irrespective of its use. It may be used for residential or non-residential purposes (e.g. church, mosque, party-headquarters etc.) or may be unoccupied.
  20. (Buildings) Burj Al Arab · Emirates Towers · Dubai World Trade Centre · Chelsea Tower · Dusit Dubai · 21st Century Tower · Etisalat Tower 1 · Etisalat Tower 2 · more
  21. (Buildings) Parthenon · Temple of Artemis · Acropolis · Ancient Agora · Temple of Zeus at Olympia · Temple of Hephaestus · Samothrace temple complex
  22. (Buildings) Pyramids | Karnak Temple | Sphinx | Great Lighthouse | Great Library | Deir el-Bahri | Colossi of Memnon | Ramesseum | Abu Simbel
  23. (Buildings) Shapefile (polygons) representing all residential structures (buildings) documented during the 2009 and 2010 archaeological surveys at SA1.
  24. (Buildings) Some can be captured and some cannot. Bunkers, bunker networks, labour camps, and conscription/recruitment centres cannot be captured by anyone, and will be destroyed if you take their province. All other buildings can be captured. ...
  25. (Buildings) To see large and magnificent buildings, with green lawns stretching out before them, is significant of a long life of plenty, and travels and explorations into distant countries. ...