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A specifically defined task within a research and development field, which is established to meet a single requirement, either stated or anticipated, for research data, an end item of material, a major component, or a technique.
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The total activity that is to be undertaken, whether a construction or renovation project, that is the total construction work to be performed under the contract documents.
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
1. A construction undertaking, composed of one or more buildings and the site improvements, planned and executed in a fixed time period.
2. In an office, a job or a commission.
3. A planned, large apartment building or housing complex, usually built at minimum cost with government funds for low-income families; also called a housing project.
4. The total construction designed by the architect, of which the work performed under the contract documents may be the whole or a part.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Subsystem of ICES. Sammet 1969, p.616.
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