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built

 (bĭlt)
v.
Past tense and past participle of build.
adj.
1. Having a specified physique: a heavily built boxer.
2.
a. Informal Having a well-developed or attractive body: a dancer who is really built.
b. Vulgar Slang Large-breasted.

built

(bɪlt)
vb
the past tense and past participle of build

built

(bɪlt)

v.
1. pt. and pp. of build.
adj. Informal.
2. of sound or sturdy construction.
3. having a good physique or figure.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.built - (used of soaps or cleaning agents) having a substance (an abrasive or filler) added to increase effectiveness; "the built liquid detergents"
improved - made more desirable or valuable or profitable; especially made ready for use or marketing; "new houses are springing up on an improved tract of land near the river"; "an improved breed"

built

adjective
Informal. Having a full, voluptuous figure:
Slang: stacked.
Translations

built

[bɪlt]
A. PT & PP of build
B. ADJ heavily/slightly built [person] → fornido/menudo

built

[ˈbɪlt]
pt
pp of build
suffix
heavily-built [person] → costaud(e), solidement bâti(e)built-in [ˌbɪltˈɪn] adj [wardrobe, cupboard] → encastré(e); [flash, safety device] → intégré(e); [feature] → intégré(e)built-up [ˌbɪltˈʌp] adj
built-up area → zone f urbanisée

built

pret, ptp of build
adj heavily/slightly built (person)kräftig/zierlich gebaut; to be built like a tank (inf: person) → wie ein Schrank gebaut sein; (object)grundsolide gebaut sein

built

:
built-in
adj cupboard etceingebaut, Einbau-; (fig: = instinctive) → instinktmäßig; a camera with built flasheine Kamera mit eingebautem Blitzlicht
built-in obsolescence
built-up
adj
built area (= urbanized)bebautes Gebiet; (Mot) → geschlossene Ortschaft
shouldersgepolstert; built shoesSchuhe plmit überhoher Sohle; (Med) → orthopädische Schuhe pl
References in classic literature ?
Tumultuous applause followed but received an unexpected check, for the cot bed, on which the dress circle was built, suddenly shut up and extinguished the enthusiastic audience.
It seemed to her that between herself and all the other people in the world, a wall had been built up and that she was living just on the edge of some warm inner circle of life that must be quite open and under- standable to others.
The Russians had a neat log house built on a grassy slope, with a windlass well beside the door.
There were a number of bath-houses along the beach, of rough but solid construction, built with small, protecting galleries facing the water.
When I've built that there reservoir on Devil's Spur, and bring the water over the ridge from Union Ditch, there'll be enough to spare for that.
He had built himself a country-seat within a few miles of his native town, and there spent such portions of his time as could be spared from public service in the display of every grace and virtue--as a newspaper phrased it, on the eve of an election--befitting the Christian, the good citizen, the horticulturist, and the gentleman.
In accordance with this rule it may safely be assumed that the forefathers of Boston had built the first prison-house somewhere in the Vicinity of Cornhill, almost as seasonably as they marked out the first burial-ground, on Isaac Johnson's lot, and round about his grave, which subsequently became the nucleus of all the congregated sepulchres in the old churchyard of King's Chapel.
It was one of those spacious farmhouses, with high- ridged but lowly sloping roofs, built in the style handed down from the first Dutch settlers; the low projecting eaves forming a piazza along the front, capable of being closed up in bad weather.
Old Captain Peleg, many years her chief-mate, before he commanded another vessel of his own, and now a retired seaman, and one of the principal owners of the Pequod, --this old Peleg, during the term of his chief-mateship, had built upon her original grotesqueness, and inlaid it, all over, with a quaintness both of material and device, unmatched by anything except it be Thorkill-Hake's carved buckler or bedstead.
And some three centuries ago, an English traveller in old Harris's Voyages, speaks of a Turkish Mosque built in honor of Jonah, in which mosque was a miraculous lamp that burnt without any oil.
In other rooms they prepared salt pork--there were whole cellars full of it, built up in great towers to the ceiling.
The carriage stopped in front of an ancient mansion, built in that odd mixture of Spanish and French style, of which there are specimens in some parts of New Orleans.