office building

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n office building a building containing offices where work is done
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Usage

In literature:

There isn't another officer of your size and build at the post.
"Lanier of the Cavalry" by Charles King
Half the building belonged to us, the remaining half being used by the officers of the battery.
"The Dark Forest" by Hugh Walpole
Some years later the old buildings were removed or converted into offices for the city and county officials.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
Ernestine had seriously suggested converting the Cake Shop into a lunch-counter for the employees of the neighboring office buildings!
"One Woman's Life" by Robert Herrick
The town hall and the parochial offices are the principal administrative buildings.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
But after I'd left the office and the building, I almost wished I'd taken him up on it.
"The Door Through Space" by Marion Zimmer Bradley
Queer mushroom buildings have sprung up, for officers' and soldiers' barracks and canteens.
"Everyman's Land" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
He had been backed up in front of a big office-building where a dozen bulky cans cumbered the sidewalk.
"Horses Nine" by Sewell Ford
The government offices and other modern public buildings are nearly all in the western half of the city.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
A photograph of the building is preserved in the Canadian War Records Office.
"The Great War As I Saw It" by Frederick George Scott
These lights, it was presently discovered, came through two windows of a small office building.
"Frank Merriwell, Junior's, Golden Trail" by Burt L. Standish
There was a blacksmith and wagon repair shop, and a brick office building.
"Warrior Gap" by Charles King
Three women became mothers in the halls of its office buildings during the night.
"The True Story of Our National Calamity of Flood, Fire and Tornado" by Logan Marshall
Outside the factory, the blue arc light threw a thousand shadows on the great bulk of the building, but left naked in light the little office.
"Christmas" by Zona Gale
On the landing of the first floor another and smaller board gave the names of those tenants whose offices were at the back of the building.
"The Hand in the Dark" by Arthur J. Rees
The stores and hotels and office buildings were empty.
"The White Invaders" by Raymond King Cummings
You often see it in office doors or in skylights of buildings.
"The Story of Glass" by Sara Ware Bassett
How would you like to be janitor in the building where I have my office?
"Jerry's Reward" by Evelyn Snead Barnett
The officer motioned to the conductor to stop in front of a squat building in front of the Old Plaza.
"The Californians" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
The physician, whose office was in the building, examined him.
"Halsey & Co." by H. K. Shackleford
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In poetry:

So, one evening,
Talking with an old watchman, beside the first
Raw girders of the new Planetopolis Building
(Ten thousand brine-cooled offices, each with shower)
He saw a dark line creeping across the rubble
And turned a flashlight on it.
"Metropolitan Nightmare" by Stephen Vincent Benet

In news:

After she took the post, the party moved its headquarters to Synapse 's new office building, where it pays $2,000 a month rent.
Somerset County office building ( July 3, 2012 ).
Here's what they knew: A 22-year-old man in Pittsburgh had taken another man hostage and was holed up in a suite on the 16th floor of a high-rise office building.
An armed man who took a hostage inside a downtown Pittsburgh office building has surrendered to police.
Co-owner of the Technology Center Office Building in Friday Harbor, Marc Forlenza is making a first-ever run for political office in the race for the District 3 County Council position.
You are the guy in the next stall who made me realize life in an office building can be full of surprises.
Linda Stamato The Post Office Building, Morris Street, Morristown.
It's classic 'Nero fiddling while Rome burns' in Congress: Voting to name post office buildings while letting the US Postal Service fail.
Every December, thousands of letters to the North Pole pile up inside the grand and mostly vacant Farley Post Office building on Eighth Avenue, where they wait for generous New Yorkers to answer their wishes.
A lobbyist at the Russell Senate Office Building.
As an office building with one owner, the structure was only required to install one large water meter .
An out-of-state investor paid $800,000 for Montrose Square, a fully-leased, 6,000-square-foot office building at 24190 US 98 in Fairhope, according to Jeff Barnes of Coldwell Banker Commercial Reehl Properties.
The airport office building currently has a small waiting area that isn't large enough to handle passengers for the flights proposed by the airlines .
Dual chiller plants achieved energy efficiency for a federal office building in Washington, D.C.—a humid climate.
Implosion levels 8-story downtown Dallas office building, structure vacant for nearly 20 years.
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In science:

Institute of Mathematics, Academia Sinica and NCTS (Taipei Office), Astronomy Mathematics Building, No. 1, Roosevelt Rd.
Characteristic polynomials of central simple algebras
Some faciliti es have power densities more than 100 times that of a typical office building . For higher power density facilities, elec tricity costs are a dominant operating expense and account for over 10% of the total cost of ownership (TCO) of a data center .
The green grid saga - a green initiative to data centers: a review
Office space in the Science Building: The office space portion of the Science building, 68.4K gross square feet (gsf), has been costed at $150/sf, which is at the upper end of the range for Rapid City office construction.
Reference Design Project Book: NUSEL-Homestake
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