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Meaning of BUILDER

Pronunciation:  'bildur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  someone who contracts for and supervises construction (as of a building)
  2. [n]  a substance added to soaps or detergents to increase their cleansing action

BUILDER is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: constructor, detergent builder
 See Also: boatbuilder, contractor, creator, homebuilder, housebuilder, jerry-builder, material, road builder, shipbuilder, sodium pyrophosphate, sodium tripolyphosphate, stuff, tetrasodium pyrophosphate, tribasic sodium phosphate, trisodium orthophosphate, trisodium phosphate



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Build"er\, n.
One who builds; one whose occupation is to build, as a
carpenter, a shipwright, or a mason.

      In the practice of civil architecture, the builder
      comes between the architect who designs the work and
      the artisans who execute it.             --Eng. Cyc.

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