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  • v  make by combining materials and parts
  • v  form or accumulate steadily
    Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly
  • v  build or establish something abstract
  • v  improve the cleansing action of
  • v  order, supervise, or finance the construction of
  • v  give form to, according to a plan
  • v  be engaged in building
  • v  found or ground
  • v  bolster or strengthen
  • v  develop and grow
  • s  (used of soaps or cleaning agents) having a substance (an abrasive or filler) added to increase effectiveness
    the built liquid detergents

  • In ninth grade, he built an amplifier that won third place in a national electronics competition.
  • Page, who as a student built an ink-jet printer out of Lego bricks, is snapping pieces together to make a kind of endlessly ascending staircase; Brin is working on a robot.
  • This year he's back for the startling achievement of having built the first synthetic genome.
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  • Newly built Tiburon home blends technology with stylish design
    Newly built Tiburon home blends technology with stylish design A Savant System controlled by wall-mounted iPads and iPods operates everything from the entry gate to the radiant heating, as well as fireplaces, fountains, intercoms and security systems. The natural horizontal striations in the granite walls are inspired by mid-century modern homes, Strauss said, and the use of natural materials to ...
    June 22, 2013 - San Francisco Chronicle
  • Apple computer built in 1976 could fetch more than $500,000 at Christie's auction
    NEW YORK — One of the first Apple computers ever built goes on the Christie's auction block next week — and it could sell for half a million dollars, or more.
    June 21, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
  • Built for this year in the Big Ten
    ESPN.com today is examining the teams built to win for the 2013 season or, more accurately, the teams that need to win now because an uncertain future awaits. The Big Ten lacks a team that perfectly fits this definition, although some squads are senior-heavy and some face tougher challenges ahead because of the league's new division alignment. Michigan State jumps out as a team that has urgency ...
    June 20, 2013 - ESPN Blogs

  • Teixeira in The Associated Press
    But, with the extraordinary response to his work that we've seen all over the world, I for one, start to be able to look a bit less at that gap in the future and a little bit more at the incredible place in the history of cinema that he built for... Christopher Nolan http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Nolan&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGrnoGcLNZiBqypc1Gqt8DIoEVuyg Voice of America http://www.google.com/url?q=http://voanews.com/english/2009-01-12-voa15.cfm&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGsoi1BZMQzDrsX5vz38CXpDqe1rg Jan 12, 2009 13375 18171 built We will come up with a definition about what role Sao Paulo will play in the World Cup," Teixeira said. "Will there be a stadium built or not? How will they participate as a city? The issue with Sao Paulo will have to be solved as quickly as...
  • Barack Obama in CNN International
    There's been a lot of mistrust built up over the years, so it's not going to happen overnight,Obama said during his first prime time news conference Monday night.

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