Definitions for construction

Definitions for (noun) construction

Main entry: construction

Definition: drawing a figure satisfying certain conditions as part of solving a problem or proving a theorem

Usage: the assignment was to make a construction that could be used in proving the Pythagorean theorem

Main entry: building, construction

Definition: the act of constructing something

Usage: during the construction we had to take a detour; his hobby was the building of boats

Main entry: building, construction

Definition: the commercial activity involved in repairing old structures or constructing new ones

Usage: their main business is home construction; workers in the building trades

Main entry: structure, construction

Definition: a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

Usage: the structure consisted of a series of arches; she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons

Main entry: mental synthesis, construction

Definition: the creation of a construct; the process of combining ideas into a congruous object of thought

Main entry: grammatical construction, construction, expression

Definition: a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit

Usage: I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner

Main entry: twist, construction

Definition: an interpretation of a text or action

Usage: they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct

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