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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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The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recently released the Cost of Doing Business Study, a national study of builders' business practices and financial performance.
This is a terrific opportunity for NAHB and its affiliates, builders, real estate agents and consumers," said Stuart Wolff, CEO and chairman of RealSelect Inc.
Home builders will also remain actively engaged in the ongoing debate on Capitol Hill over restructuring of the government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Home Loan Banks.
As president of Levine Builders since 1979, he has directed the new construction or rehabilitation of thousands of residential units.
January's index is based on responses from builders who were surveyed during the past two weeks.
The Business of Building" presents the results of a four-month research effort on the business practices of more than 300 builders nationwide.

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