built-in


1built–in

adjective \ˈbilt-ˈin\

: included as a part of something

: forming a natural part of someone or something

Full Definition of BUILT-IN

1
a :  forming an integral part of a structure or object <a camera with a built–in flash>; especially :  constructed as or in a recess in a wall <a built–in bookshelf>
b :  built into the ground <a built–in swimming pool>
2
a :  inherent <a built–in advantage>
b :  already established <her best-seller status gave her a built–in audience>

First Known Use of BUILT-IN

1898

2built–in

noun \-ˌin\

Definition of BUILT-IN

:  a built-in piece of furniture

First Known Use of BUILT-IN

1930

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