the practice of climbing tall urban buildings, for sport or publicity.
a relatively permanent enclosed construction over a plot of land, having a roof and usually windows and often more than one level, used for any of a wide variety of activities, as living, entertaining, or manufacturing. anything built or constructed. the act, business, or practice of constructing houses, office buildings, etc. to construct (especially something […]
savings and loan association. a cooperative savings institution, chartered and regulated by a state or the federal government, that receives deposits in exchange for shares of ownership and invests its funds chiefly in loans secured by first mortgages on homes. noun a US name for building society noun a US name for a building society
block (def 2). one of a set of cube-shaped blocks used by children to make simple constructions. a basic element or component: the building blocks of proteins. noun a block of stone or other material, larger than a brick, used in building a component that fits with others to form a whole: standardized software building […]
See under code (def 3). a system for communication by telegraph, heliograph, etc., in which long and short sounds, light flashes, etc., are used to symbolize the content of a message: Morse code. a system used for brevity or secrecy of communication, in which arbitrarily chosen words, letters, or symbols are assigned definite meanings. any […]
(on a building lot) a line within, or coinciding with, the property line, beyond which it is illegal to build. noun the boundary line along a street beyond which buildings must not project