an instance of beginning the construction of a dwelling.
housing starts, the nationwide number of such instances per period used especially in the U.S. as an indication of economic growth or decline:
Housing starts were up 600,000 in April.
[hyoo-stuh n] /ˈhyu stən/ noun 1. Sam(uel) 1793–1863, U.S. soldier and political leader: president of the Republic of Texas 1836–38 and 1841–44. 2. a city in SE Texas: a port on a ship canal, about 50 miles (80 km) from the Gulf of Mexico. /ˈhjuːstən/ noun 1. an inland port in SE Texas, linked by […]
- Houston automatic spooling program
operating system (HASP) A program developed by IBM for NASA in the 1960s to SPOOL output on OS/MFT and OS/MVT to improve job processing performance. (2003-05-19)
[hoo-stoh-nee-uh] /huˈstoʊ ni ə/ noun 1. any North American plant, belonging to the genus Houstonia, of the madder family, especially H. caerulea, the common bluet. /huːˈstəʊnɪə/ noun 1. any small North American rubiaceous plant of the genus Houstonia, having blue, white, or purple flowers
[hyoo-stoh-nee-uh n] /hyuˈstoʊ ni ən/ noun 1. a native or resident of , Texas.