construction

[con┬Ěstruc┬Ětion]

The creation or building of something is construction. Depending on your budget, if you are building a new house, you will get the construction of a castle, a house, a cottage, or a shack.

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The process or art of constructing; the act of building; erection; the act of devising and forming; fabrication; composition.

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drawing a figure satisfying certain conditions as part of solving a problem or proving a theorem; "the assignment was to make a construction that could be used in proving the Pythagorean theorem"

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the act of constructing or building something; "during the construction we had to take a detour"; "his hobby was the building of boats"

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the commercial activity involved in constructing buildings; "their main business is home construction"; "workers in the building trades"

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a thing constructed; a complex construction or entity; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"

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

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a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit; "I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner"

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an interpretation of a text or action; "they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct"


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The process or art of constructing; the act of building; erection; the act of devising and forming; fabrication; composition.

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The form or manner of building or putting together the parts of anything; structure; arrangement.

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The arrangement and connection of words in a sentence; syntactical arrangement.

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The method of construing, interpreting, or explaining a declaration or fact; an attributed sense or meaning; understanding; explanation; interpretation; sense.


Construction

Con*struc"tion , n. [L. constructio: cf. F. construction.] 1. The process or art of constructing; the act of building; erection; the act of devising and forming; fabrication; composition. 2. The form or manner of building or putting together the parts of anything; structure; arrangement.
An astrolabe of peculiar construction.
3. (Gram.) The arrangement and connection of words in a sentence; syntactical arrangement.
Some particles . . . in certain constructions have the sense of a whole sentence contained in them.
4. The method of construing, interpreting, or explaining a declaration or fact; an attributed sense or meaning; understanding; explanation; interpretation; sense.
Any person . . . might, by the sort of construction that would be put on this act, become liable to the penalties of treason.
Strictly, the term [construction] signifies determining the meaning and proper effect of language by a consideration of the subject matter and attendant circumstances in connection with the words employed.
Interpretation properly precedes construction, but it does not go beyond the written text.
Construction of an equation (Math.), the drawing of such lines and figures as will represent geometrically the quantities in the equation, and their relations to each other. -- Construction train (Railroad), a train for transporting men and materials for construction or repairs.

The process or art of constructing; the act of building; erection; the act of devising and forming; fabrication; composition.

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Usage Examples

It is not the beauty of a building you should look at its the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time.

All those involved in the construction of an architectural design, from the architect to the builder, have an attachment to the architecture, although it's difficult to quantify the attachment.

Let us change our traditional attitude to the construction of programs. Instead of imagining that our main task is to instruct a computer what to do, let us concentrate rather on explaining to human beings what we want a computer to do.

At our company, our Design and Construction Consulting Service Team not only helps eliminate the risks inherent in the construction process, they typically save our clients 5% - 10% on overall construction costs. They also help make sure projects come in on time.

For two years nobody talked about anything other than the name arrangement. There was no fund-raising and no progress being made on construction and design.

Education technology and school construction go together. Modernization, updating education facilities, and making a capital investment in education are all included.

If a building looks better under construction than it does when finished, then it's a failure.

If you go from a structure where you have the support and that partner and that construction of a family and that's broken apart, I think that's probably a lot harder than always being a single mom and having the father being a support in another area.

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Other Usage Examples

Cambodia possesses now the rights to look far into the future and everything for making a future construction is waiting for the Cambodian own efforts.

I like something where I can really use my imagination and be an active participant in the construction of the monster and usually that's in the world of the supernatural or the world of the fantastic, so that's why those kinds of stories about demons and the supernatural appeal to me or maybe I'm really interested in that subject.

I do not want to go into its physical reasons: the construction of the human body is different from that of carnivorous animals. But man's intelligence is such that it can be utilised to defend any-thing he does, whether right or wrong.

Currently, I am overseeing the construction of the new Trump Tower in Chicago. I am involved in meeting with the construction crews, architects and sales teams. I am learning a lot and working with some of the best in the business.

Most men love money and security more, and creation and construction less, as they get older.

I think it's good that I had some experience of the real world before I became successful. You know, having to get up in the morning and going to work in construction.

I am an enthusiast, but not a crank in the sense that I have some pet theories as to the proper construction of a flying machine. I wish to avail myself of all that is already known and then, if possible, add my mite to help on the future worker who will attain final success.

I would venture to guess that if I was a construction worker... who requested a transfer to another department for the betterment of his family, I would be commended for it. But because it's sports, there's just so much passion added to it.

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