built to order

build to order

To construct or assemble something in accordance with specific parameters (usually from a buyer). A noun or pronoun can be used between "build" and "to." The client must be rich if he wants us to build the boat to order!
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built to order

Built, constructed, or assembled to meet one's custom measurements or needs; very well suited to someone's personal needs or desires. Hyphenated if used as a modifier before a noun. It's a nice change of piece getting a suit that's built to order—it looks great, and it fits like a dream! After weeks of searching, I finally found a job that was built to order for me. They specialize in built-to-order cars for wealthy automotive enthusiasts.
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Individually designed and built to order by Blairish Restorations, the lodges feature large and airy living/dining/ kitchen areas, custombuilt kitchens, floor-toceiling windows and aspect ceilings with skylights.
offers custom manufactured custom built to order unique transfer designs.
Every fireplace is built to order and as such is tailor made for each individual customer, thus guaranteeing a quality of finish and customer satisfaction second to none.
Both models can be built to order, enhancing their mobile productivity.
At the other end of the spectrum is Japan, where more cars are built to order and dealers carry virtually no inventory.
Tunnel washers are built to order and configured with any combination of five sections.
The range consists of four types, all of which can be built to order: SK ST series (2 to 400kW); SK GKG series (1 to 400kW); SK TS8 series (5 to 50kW); and SK Mini series (1 to 4.5kW).
Machines will not be built to order. AutoGrind maintains a warehouse full of grinders and parts for immediate delivery.
Bikes are built to order by the Edinburgh company and you'd need to be rich - expect to pay around pounds 20,000.
Lapeyre recently launched a new conventional stair line--customers simply call in their building codes and specifications to have industrial egress stairs or fixed industrial stairs designed and built to order. These conventional stairs comply with OSHA or BOCA codes, and are available in carbon steel with a variety of finishes.
The frames are built to order, so buyers have a choice of frame style and mat-board color.
Orbital stretch banders can be built to order with different ring sizes, film roll sizes and holding fixtures.
Time out BRITAIN'S best selling car, the Ford Fiesta, can be built to order in about eight weeks.
Matt's been staying with Affleck in Los Angeles while he waits for a new home to be built to order in New York.
The Olympic centre court has proved a graveyard for the fast-court performers, but it could have been built to order for Corretja, who came through in three sets against Arnaud Clement in round two.