building building  /ˈbɪl dɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
  2. (n) the act of constructing something
  3. (n) the commercial activity involved in repairing old structures or constructing new ones
  4. (n) the occupants of a building

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The delay of a new building couldn't have come at a worse time: a rash of new office developments are hitting the UK market.
  2. Convert straw into building material Every so often, someone comes up with an invention so simple and clever that we're left wondering where it has been all this time.
  3. The council estimates that today at least 3% of new building starts each year have some Earth-friendly features.

News

  1. Building demolition to shed light on earthquake fault

    By Becky OskinLiveScienceA planned demolition of a building that can't endure California's earthquakes will also help geologists better understand a fault that could have destroyed the structure.Sometime in August, contractors will implode Warren Hall at California State University, East Bay in Hayward, near San Francisco. The 13-story building was deemed the most seismically dangerous structure ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  2. Building collapse reported in Hopkinton

    A building collapse was reported at a 19th-century brick building today, a fire dispatcher said. There were no details immediately available about the extent of the collapse or whether anyone was injured. The two-story building, at 188 Hayden Rowe St., was built in 1850, according to town records. It is listed as a four-to-eight-family home.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  3. Building Explosion Will Shed Light on Nearby Earthquake Fault

    A planned demolition of a building that can't endure California's earthquakes will also help geologists better understand a fault that could have destroyed the structure.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "At a time when jobs are in short supply, building exports is an imperative," Obama said.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: The Associated Press

  2. "In recent years, Britain's approach to building relationships with new and emerging powers has been ad hoc and patchy, giving rise to the frequent complaint from such governments that British ministers only get in touch when a crisis arises or a...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: William Hague Source: BBC News

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