building material

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Noun1.building material - material used for constructing buildingsbuilding material - material used for constructing buildings
artefact, artifact - a man-made object taken as a whole
brick - rectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln; used as a building or paving material
building block - a block of material used in construction work
stone - building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose; "he wanted a special stone to mark the site"
bricks and mortar - building material consisting of bricks laid with mortar between them
cement - a building material that is a powder made of a mixture of calcined limestone and clay; used with water and sand or gravel to make concrete and mortar
concrete - a strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water
covering material - a material used by builders to cover surfaces
fencing material, fencing - material for building fences
flooring - building material used in laying floors
gunite - a mixture of cement and sand and water that is sprayed on a surface under pneumatic pressure
insulant, insulating material, insulation - a material that reduces or prevents the transmission of heat or sound or electricity
lath and plaster - a building material consisting of thin strips of wood that provide a foundation for a coat of plaster
lumber, timber - the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
mortar - used as a bond in masonry or for covering a wall
roofing material - building material used in constructing roofs
shake, shingle - building material used as siding or roofing
siding - material applied to the outside of a building to make it weatherproof
staff - building material consisting of plaster and hair; used to cover external surfaces of temporary structure (as at an exposition) or for decoration
sticks and stone - a general term for building materials
wattle and daub - building material consisting of interwoven rods and twigs covered with clay
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The addition of Boise Cascade's Building Materials Distribution operation in Baltimore, MD, as its newest Mid-Atlantic region distributor, is announced by AZEK Building Products.
has agreed to sell its building products operation, which was at the heart of the company's business when it was founded in 1927, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
G-P), Atlanta, Georgia, USA, is exploring strategic alternatives for its building products distribution business including its possible sale.
You'll find them via the ebuild Guide to Building Products, accessible through the Building Products section of BUILDER Online.
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The navy also has a pool of personnel that could be trained in the building construction and building products industry, Hack said.
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This decline was the result of lower revenues from building products and, to a lesser extent, the exiting of the resin trading business.
M2 EQUITYBITES-April 1, 2014-Royal Building Products Partners to distribute trim and mouldings product lines through US Lumber

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