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Related to built-up: Built-up edge, Built-Up Roof, Built-up area
1. having many buildings (esp in the phrase built-up area)
2. denoting a beam, girder, or stanchion constructed of sections welded, riveted, or bolted together, etc.
A structural member made up of two or more parts fastened together so they act as a single unit.
1. Assembled by fastening a number of parts together.
2. Fabricated of several layers, thicknesses, or pieces which are laminated or fastened together. built-up air casing A field-fabricated enclosure around an air-handling system, usually built on a waterproof concrete base which has a curb around it with floor drains, or built on a floor which is sloped toward drainpipe openings.