Associations to the word «Building»


BUILDING, noun. (uncountable) The act or process of building.
BUILDING, noun. A closed structure with walls and a roof.
BUILDING, verb. Present participle of build
BUILDING AND PEST, noun. (Australia) an official inspection prior to a home sale, where the structural integrity and insect damage are checked.
BUILDING BLOCK, noun. A component that is part of a larger construction, such as a brick or a stone.
BUILDING BLOCK, noun. A block made of wood or plastic that is used as a children's toy.
BUILDING BLOCKS, noun. Plural of building block
BUILDING BLOCKS, noun. A child's toy consisting of blocks of wood or another material, stacked or joined to form a larger structure.
BUILDING CODE, noun. A mandatory set of rules on building design, construction, testing, inspection, and maintenance to protect public health, safety, and welfare.
BUILDING CODES, noun. Plural of building code
BUILDING MATERIAL, noun. Any material which is used for construction purposes.
BUILDING MATERIALS, noun. Plural of building material
BUILDING ON, verb. Present participle of build on
BUILDING SITE, noun. (construction) The site, the place where a building is located, is currently under construction, or shall be constructed.
BUILDING SITE, noun. (archaeology) The site of a former structure, indicated by an assemblage of features, artifacts or debris, remote-sensing data, or historic records (e.g., deed records).
BUILDING SITE, noun. (figuratively) A messy, disorganized area.
BUILDING SITES, noun. Plural of building site
BUILDING SOCIETIES, noun. Plural of building society
BUILDING SOCIETY, noun. (British) (banking) A type of financial institution which traditionally was based on lending money (as mortgages) to society members to buy houses, from other members pooled savings and/or money borrowed wholesale.
BUILDING UP, verb. Present participle of build up
BUILDING WORKER, noun. Employee working at a physical construction.

Dictionary definition

BUILDING, noun. 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".
BUILDING, noun. The act of constructing something; "during the construction we had to take a detour"; "his hobby was the building of boats".
BUILDING, noun. The commercial activity involved in repairing old structures or constructing new ones; "their main business is home construction"; "workers in the building trades".
BUILDING, noun. The occupants of a building; "the entire building complained about the noise".

Wise words

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