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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 ?
The next morning after my arrival, he took me in his chariot to see the town, which is about half the bigness of London; but the houses very strangely built, and most of them out of repair.
It had been built under a strong conviction of the necessity of a more seemly place of worship than “the long room of the academy,” and under an implied agreement that, after its completion, the question should be fairly put to the people, that they might decide to what denomination it should belong.
We rode there--about a mile and a half in the sweltering sun--and visited a little Greek church which they said was built upon the ancient site; and we paid a small fee, and the holy attendant gave each of us a little wax candle as a remembrancer of the place, and I put mine in my hat and the sun melted it and the grease all ran down the back of my neck; and so now I have not any thing left but the wick, and it is a sorry and a wilted- looking wick at that.
The task was an arduous one and required the better part of a month, though he built but one small room.
As soon as this occurred, the bees ceased to excavate, and began to build up flat walls of wax on the lines of intersection between the basins, so that each hexagonal prism was built upon the festooned edge of a smooth basin, instead of on the straight edges of a three-sided pyramid as in the case of ordinary cells.
In the course of three or four years, when the country became adapted to agriculture, they built themselves handsome houses, spending on them several thousands.
Do you know--I've been looking it up--the Firth Of Clyde, where all the steel ships are built, isn't half as wide as Oakland Creek down there, where all those old hulks lie?
HOUSES are built to live in, and not to look on; therefore let use be preferred before uniformity, except where both may be had.
The chateau of Vaux-le-Vicomte, situated about a league from Melun, had been built by Fouquet in 1655, at a time when there was a scarcity of money in France; Mazarin had taken all that there was, and Fouquet expended the remainder.
They were well built, strapping, painted fellows, their naked figures covered now by gorgeous robes against the chill of night.
He organized a company of well- known Rhode Islanders--nicknamed the "Governors' Company"--and built the line.
Peter Palfrey, Roger Conant, and one or two more had built houses there in 1626, and may be considered as the first settlers of that ancient town.