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builder

a substance added to a soap or detergent as a filler or abrasive

Builder

A person who directs or performs the construction or renovation of a house or other structure.

builder

[′bil·dər]
(materials)
An additive used in a detergent to improve the cleaning efficiency of the surfactant, principally by inactivating water-hardness ions.
(metallurgy)
A fire-clay brick cull used for bottom construction in kilns or for boxing brick during burning.

builder

The individual or firm who is the employer of craftsman required for erecting a building in accordance with the plans and specifications prepared by the architect and who carries the responsibility for doing so.builder. The individual or firm who is the employer of craftsman required for erecting a building in accordance with the plans and specifications prepared by the architect and who carries the responsibility for doing so.
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There's the advantage of being a builder," said Holmes, as we came out.
Builders now have an opportunity to see how their business stacks up against the competition.
The acquisition is a key link in RealSelect's strategy and previously announced partnership with the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) to jointly develop a dedicated new homes Internet site.
The Fall Builders Conference, jointly sponsored by Builder magazine, the National Association of Home Builders, and Masco Corporation (NYSE: MAS), the leading home building products and home furnishings manufacturer, brought together 120 of the nation's major home builders.
has been elected as the 2006 president of the 220,000-member National Association of Home Builders during the association's 62nd annual International Builders' Show in Orlando, Fla.
BTC Introduces Builders to What the Auto Industry Learned 30 Years Ago -- Combining Financing with the Purchase Results in More Sales, New Profit Centers and More Satisfied Customers
Levine, of Levine Builders, will be honored by the Real Estate and Construction Industry Chapter of American ORT on Wednesday, December 14th, at the 2005 Annual Awards Tribute Luncheon.
to Address Unique Risks of High-Rise Construction, Cost-Effective Green Building at 2007 Builders Show, Feb.
At the start of a new year, the nation's home builders expect the housing market to remain strong as a growing economy helps offset the impact of slowly rising mortgage interest rates, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).
Any builders interested in exploring ways to lower costs and increase competitiveness and any suppliers interested in increasing profitability and market share - critical during the current housing slow down combined with rising costs - are welcome to attend.
According to a new book from the National Association of Home Builders, "The Business of Building: Measuring Your Success," the poorest performing 25% of builders earn net profits of less than 0.

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