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- v. to add components to a larger entity without interfering with the purpose or functionality of the larger entity
- v. to build something in the interior of an entity
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- v. make something an integral part of something else
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The Escandons went to the church in a body and prayed to the Virgin to restore their property, and they would in return build in her honor a stone sail.
This includes more than 100 of our 1.8-meter staple drawing creels, which cost us 500 francs each to build in France.
Most campground electricians build in some overhead so that a 15- or 30-amp load can run safely even if peak demand briefly pulls an amp or two extra when an air-conditioner starts up.
The cat-bird, great and less thrush and field fare seldom or never build in Carolina beneath the mountains, except the great or fox coloured thrush in a few instances, but all these breed in Pennsylvania.
Travels Through North & South Carolina, Georgia, East & West Florida, the Cherokee Country, the Extensive Territories of the Muscogulges, or Creek Confederacy, and the Country of the Chactaws; Containing An Account of the Soil and Natural Productions of Those Regions, Together with Observations on the Manners of the Indians.
Brian Quan/Q Studio A rendering of the multifamily units that AvalonBay hopes to build in Huntington Station.
One can easily understand why the orioles should often choose the drooping spray of the elm for their pendulous nests – though they build in maples and locusts also – but it is not easy to see why so many different tribes should all show such a very decided preference for the maples.
Here once was heard the martial tread of this mysterious man as he walked up and down in meditation bent, and here our little lady trod the trees and flowers among; here the weeds pathetically wave over the crumbled hearth-stones, and the cows graze all about, while birds undisturbed build in the trees overhead, and countless crickets chirp their everlasting note of the "unchangeable" under all the seeming change of this busy world.
Humming-birds doubtless build in the village, but their nests are rarely discovered; and they are always so small, and such cunning imitations of tufts of lichens and mosses, that they are unobserved.
There was no slow build in the confrontation between Stuey and John Strzemp, no feeling out, no parrying and thrusting.
And he hoped “that America inter nabila condit”—could build in time of tribulation, as the Romans had.