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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!
See also: build, order, to

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.
See also: built, order, to
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The model will be available on a built-to-order basis, as the company tests the popularity of the format.
MARANELLO has returned to its 1950s and 60s tradition of producing strictly limited edition built-to-order cars, to celebrate Ferrari's 60th year in North America.
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For more information regarding either of these GammaTech products, or on GammaTech's built-to-order capabilities call (800) 995-8946.
Over 30 different sizes and models of batch and inline high shear mixers are offered from stock or built-to-order with fast delivery, according to the company.
WunderCovers efficient built-to-order CAD process allows for quick turn-times and delivery for both standard and customized versions in galvanized or stainless steel.
Nissan says interest in the model, which started out life as a concept car, has been so intense that it's going to make it on a built-to-order basis.
Dell will use SUSE Studio, a powerful image customization and provisioning tool, to build and deploy application stacks based on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server onto Dell OEM Solutions' embedded, built-to-order and customized solutions.
The company supplies built-to-order products by welding, plating, machining, stamping, sorting and coating them.
French flexible heater manufacturer Minco has developed a new flexible heater prototype design kit that allows one to test and prototype a heater concept before paying for the built-to-order product.
Semi-automatic Tough Gun air- and water-cooled MIG guns are built-to-order. They are available in 350- to 650-amp models, while the water-cooled versions offer 400- and 600-amp capabilities.