build

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Definition/MeaningWord/Phrase
build up amass
join parts to build whole assemble
yellow to brown wax secreted by honeybees to build honeycombs beeswax
any of various birds of the Australian region whose males build ornamented structures resembling bowers in order to attract females bowerbird , catbird
galvanized wire network with a hexagonal mesh; used to build fences chicken wire
United States politician who as governor of New York supported the project to build the Erie Canal (1769-1828) Clinton , DeWitt Clinton
quality of serving to build or improve constructiveness
someone (a person or firm) who contracts to build things contractor
body of thin and weak build ectomorphic , leptosomic
body of heavy or fatty build endomorphic , pyknic
valve in a container in which pressure can build up (as a steam boiler); it opens automatically when the pressure reaches a dangerous level escape , escape cock , escape valve , relief valve , safety valve
any substance that can be metabolized by an organism to give energy and build tissue food , nutrient
English privateer involved in the slave trade; later helped build the fleet that in 1588 defeated the Spanish Armada (1532-1595) Hawkins , Hawkyns , Sir John Hawkins , Sir John Hawkyns
likeness of a person's face constructed from descriptions given to police; uses a set of transparencies of various facial features that can be combined to build up a picture of the person sought Identikit , Identikit picture
heterogeneous collection of groups united in their opposition to Saddam Hussein's government of Iraq; formed in 1992 it is comprised of Sunni and Shiite Arabs and Kurds who hope to build a new government INC , Iraqi National Congress
flimsily build jerrybuild
form of solitaire that begins with seven piles of cards with the top cards facing up; descending sequences of cards of alternating colors are built on these piles; as aces become available they are placed above the seven piles; the object is to build sequ klondike
any of numerous solitary bees that build nests of hardened mud and sand mason bee
large-footed short-winged birds of Australasia; build mounds of decaying vegetation to incubate eggs megapode , mound-bird , mound bird , mound builder , scrub fowl
body of strong and muscular build mesomorphic
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