HyperDic: building_material

English > 1 sense of the expression building material:
NOUNsubstancebuilding materialmaterial used for constructing buildings
English > building material: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
Meaningmaterial used for constructing buildings.
Narrowerbrickrectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln
bricks and mortarbuilding material consisting of bricks laid with mortar between them
building blockA block of material used in construction work
cementA building material that is a powder made of a mixture of calcined limestone and clay
concreteA strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water
covering materialA material used by builders to cover surfaces
fencing material, fencingmaterial for building fences
flooringbuilding material used in laying floors
guniteA mixture of cement and sand and water that is sprayed on a surface under pneumatic pressure
insulant, insulationA material that reduces or prevents the transmission of heat or sound or electricity
lath and plasterA building material consisting of thin strips of wood that provide a foundation for a coat of plaster
lumber, timberThe wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
mortarUsed as a bond in masonry or for covering a wall
roofing materialbuilding material used in constructing roofs
shingle, shakebuilding material used as siding or roofing
sidingmaterial applied to the outside of a building to make it weatherproof
staffbuilding material consisting of plaster and hair
sticks and stoneA general term for building materials
stonebuilding material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose
wattle and daubbuilding material consisting of interwoven rods and twigs covered with clay
Broaderartifact, artefactA man-made object taken as a whole
Spanishmaterial de construcción
Catalanmaterial de construcció

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