(on a building lot) a line within, or coinciding with, the property line, beyond which it is illegal to build.
the boundary line along a street beyond which buildings must not project
heavy paper used especially in the construction of frame buildings to block drafts, for insulation, etc. Historical Examples Convenient Houses Louis Henry Gibson Dwellers in Arcady Albert Bigelow Paine The Dollar Hen Milo M. Hastings The Minute Man of the Frontier W. G. Puddefoot The Dollar Hen Milo M. Hastings Adventures in Alaska Samuel Hall […]
an official certificate of permission issued by local authorities to a builder to construct, enlarge, or alter a building.
savings and loan association. noun a cooperative organization that accepts deposits of money from savers and uses them to make loans, secured by mortgages, to house buyers. Since 1986 they have been empowered to offer banking services
simple past tense and past participle of build. Informal. of sound or sturdy construction: These cars are really built. having a good physique or figure: That lifeguard is really built! Nautical. noting any member or part of a vessel assembled from pieces: built frame; built spar. to construct (especially something complex) by assembling and joining […]