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Building vs. Crafting

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Buildingnoun

(uncountable) The act or process by which something is built; construction.

‘The building of the bridge will be completed in a couple of weeks.’;

Craftingnoun

The act by which something is crafted.

Buildingnoun

(countable) A closed structure with walls and a roof.

‘My sister lives in that apartment building.’;

Buildingverb

present participle of build

Buildingnoun

The act of constructing, erecting, or establishing.

‘Hence it is that the building of our Sion rises no faster.’;

Buildingnoun

The art of constructing edifices, or the practice of civil architecture.

‘The execution of works of architecture necessarily includes building; but building is frequently employed when the result is not architectural.’;

Buildingnoun

That which is built; a fabric or edifice constructed, as a house, a church, etc.

‘Thy sumptuous buildings and thy wife's attireHave cost a mass of public treasury.’;

Buildingnoun

a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place;

‘there was a three-story building on the corner’; ‘it was an imposing edifice’;

Buildingnoun

the act of constructing or building something;

‘during the construction we had to take a detour’; ‘his hobby was the building of boats’;

Buildingnoun

the commercial activity involved in constructing buildings;

‘their main business is home construction’; ‘workers in the building trades’;

Buildingnoun

the occupants of a building;

‘the entire building complained about the noise’;

Buildingnoun

a structure with a roof and walls, such as a house or factory.

Buildingnoun

the action or trade of constructing something

‘the building of motorways’; ‘building materials’;

Buildingnoun

the creation or development of something over a period of time

‘the building of democracy in Guatemala’;

Buildingnoun

a flock of rooks

‘a picture of her standing amongst a building of rooks’;

Building

A building, or edifice, is a structure with a roof and walls standing more or less permanently in one place, such as a house or factory. Buildings come in a variety of sizes, shapes, and functions, and have been adapted throughout history for a wide number of factors, from building materials available, to weather conditions, land prices, ground conditions, specific uses, and aesthetic reasons.

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