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constructions, plural;
  1. The building of something, typically a large structure
    • - there was a skyscraper under construction
  2. Such activity considered as an industry

  3. The style or method used in the building of something
    • - the mill is of brick construction
  4. A building or other structure

  5. The creation or formation of an abstract entity
    • - language plays a large part in our construction of reality
  6. An interpretation or explanation
    • - you could put an honest construction upon their conduct
  7. The arrangement of words according to syntactical rules
    • - sentence construction

  1. the act of constructing something; "during the construction we had to take a detour"; "his hobby was the building of boats"
  2. 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"
  3. the creation of a construct; the process of combining ideas into a congruous object of thought
  4. structure: a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
  5. 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"
  6. an interpretation of a text or action; "they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct"
  7. In the fields of architecture and civil engineering, construction is a process that consists of the building or assembling of infrastructure. Far from being a single activity, large scale construction is a feat of human multitasking. ...
  8. Construction is the title of several pieces by American composer John Cage, all scored for unorthodox percussion instruments. ...
  9. The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007, often referred to as CDM, are important regulations in the construction industry in the United Kingdom introduced by the Health and Safety Executive's Construction Division. ...
  10. RuneScape is a fantasy massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) released in January 2001 by Andrew and Paul Gower, and developed by Jagex Ltd. It is a graphical browser game implemented on the client-side in Java, and incorporates 3D rendering. ...
  11. (Construct (comics)) Construct is a fictional character, an artificial intelligence in the DC Universe. It first appeared in Justice League of America #142 (May 1977).
  12. (Construct (Dungeons & Dragons)) Within the world of the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, construct is a type of creature, or "creature type". Constructs are either animated objects, or any artificially constructed creature.
  13. The process of constructing; Anything that has been constructed; The trade of building structures; A building, model or some other structure; A (usually non-representational) structure, such as a collage etc; The manner in which something is built; A group of words arranged to form a ...
  14. (construct) Something constructed from parts; A concept or model; To build or form (something) by assembling parts; Similarly, to build (a sentence or an argument) by arranging words or ideas; (geometry) To draw (a geometric figure) by following precise specifications and using geometric ...
  15. (constructional) adj., neol. (2001), as in constructional denotation'. Term abandoned in favour of the more widely used and shorter poïetic.
  16. (Constructions) are explicit and effective methods for creating the object, i.e., the generator matrices for digital nets, orthogonal arrays, and linear codes, the point sets for nets, and the runs of an orthogonal array.
  17. (construct) As a noun, a piece of syntax made up of smaller pieces. As a transitive verb, to create an object using a constructor.
  18. (Construct) To build.  It may take the red-cockaded woodpecker several years to build a cavity in a living longleaf pine tree.  It may take a gopher tortoise only several days to construct a burrow.  Many buildings and structures were constructed from the wood of longleaf pine trees.
  19. (Construct) ("CON-struct") A mobile, complex program, often combining multiple pieces of (different types of) IC.
  20. (construct) (n.) a sequence of statements starting with a CASE, DO,IF or WHERE statement and ending with the corresponding terminal statement.
  21. (Construct) A theorized phenomenon that cannot be directly observed or measured (e.g., intelligence).
  22. (Construct) Make; build; put together items or arguments
  23. (construct) A theoretical concept or idea.
  24. (CONSTRUCT) To make a drawing, structure, or model that identifies a designated object or set of conditions.
  25. (CONSTRUCT) Higher-level abstraction from things that cannot be observed or illustrated by specific objects or events; e.g., justice, leadership, reading readiness