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Complex vs. Building

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Complexadjective

Made up of multiple parts; composite; not simple.

‘a complex being; a complex idea’;

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.’;

Complexadjective

Not simple, easy, or straightforward; complicated.

Buildingnoun

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

‘My sister lives in that apartment building.’;

Complexadjective

(mathematics) Of a number, of the form a + bi, where a and b are real numbers and i is a square root of −1.

‘complex function’;

Buildingverb

present participle of build

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Complexadjective

(geometry) A curve, polygon or other figure that crosses or intersects itself.

Buildingnoun

The act of constructing, erecting, or establishing.

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

Complexnoun

A problem. en

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.’;

Complexnoun

A network of interconnected systems.

‘military-industrial complex’;

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.’;

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Complexnoun

A collection of buildings with a common purpose, such as a university or military base.

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’;

Complexnoun

An assemblage of related things; a collection.

Buildingnoun

the act of constructing or building something;

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

Complexnoun

(psychology) A psychological dislike or fear of a particular thing.

‘Jim has a real complex about working for a woman boss.’;

Buildingnoun

the commercial activity involved in constructing buildings;

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

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Complexnoun

An organized cluster of thunderstorms.

Buildingnoun

the occupants of a building;

‘the entire building complained about the noise’;

Complexnoun

(chemistry) A structure consisting of a central atom or molecule weakly connected to surrounding atoms or molecules.

Buildingnoun

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

Complexnoun

(math) A complex number.

Buildingnoun

the action or trade of constructing something

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

Complexverb

To form a complex with another substance

Buildingnoun

the creation or development of something over a period of time

‘the building of democracy in Guatemala’;

Complexverb

(transitive) To complicate.

Buildingnoun

a flock of rooks

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

Complexadjective

Composed of two or more parts; composite; not simple; as, a complex being; a complex idea.

‘Ideas thus made up of several simple ones put together, I call complex; such as beauty, gratitude, a man, an army, the universe.’;

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.

Complexadjective

Involving many parts; complicated; intricate.

‘When the actual motions of the heavens are calculated in the best possible way, the process is difficult and complex.’;

Complexnoun

Assemblage of related things; collection; complication.

‘This parable of the wedding supper comprehends in it the whole complex of all the blessings and privileges exhibited by the gospel.’;

Complexnoun

a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts;

‘the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town’;

Complexnoun

a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated

Complexnoun

(psychoanalysis) a combination of emotions and impulses that have been rejected from awareness but still influence a person's behavior

Complexnoun

a whole structure (as a building) made up of interconnected or related structures

Complexadjective

complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts;

‘a complex set of variations based on a simple folk melody’; ‘a complex mass of diverse laws and customs’;

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