adj 1: increasing or having the power to increase especially in
size or amount or degree; "muscle-building exercises"
2: rising progressively; "the building suspense"; "the
heightening drama" [syn: building(a)
n 1: 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"
2: the act of constructing or building something; "during the
construction we had to take a detour"; "his hobby was the
building of boats" [syn: construction
3: the commercial activity involved in constructing buildings;
"their main business is home construction"; "workers in
the building trades" [syn: construction
4: the occupants of a building; "the entire building complained
about the noise"