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 Young

any of various types of heavy-duty paper that usually consist of bitumen reinforced with fibre sandwiched between two sheets of kraft paper: used in damp-proofing or as insulation between the soil and a road surface


Read Also:

  • Building-permit

    an official certificate of permission issued by local authorities to a builder to construct, enlarge, or alter a building.

  • Building-society

    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

  • Built

    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 […]

  • Built-cane

    noun (angling) another name for split cane

Disclaimer: Building-paper definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.