The construction site for a new home.
- An example of construction is the creating and decorating of a new ice cream shoppe in a store that previously was a shoe store.
- An example of construction is the art of making homes and businesses.
- An example of construction is how a sentence is put together using words.
- the act or process of constructing
- the way in which something is constructed; manner or method of building
- something constructed; structure; building
- an explanation or interpretation: to put the wrong construction on a statement
- Linguis. a grammatical pattern consisting of two or more immediate constituents
- a three-dimensional work of art, usually nonrepresentational and constructed of more than one material
Origin of constructionMiddle English construccioun ; from Old French construction ; from Classical Latin constructio
- a. The act or process of constructing.b. The art, trade, or work of building: an engineer trained in highway construction; worked in construction for seven years.
- a. A structure, such as a building, framework, or model.b. Something fashioned or devised systematically: a nation that was glorious in its historical construction.c. An artistic composition using various materials; an assemblage or a collage.
- The way in which something is built or put together: a shelter of simple construction.
- The interpretation or explanation given to an expression or a statement: I was inclined to put a favorable construction on his reply.
- Grammar An arrangement of words forming a grammatical phrase, clause, or sentence.
- The process of constructing.
- Construction is underway on the new bridge.
- Anything that has been constructed.
- The engineer marvelled at his construction.
- The trade of building structures
- He had worked in construction all his life.
- A building, model or some other structure
- The office was a construction of steel and glass
- (art) A (usually non-representational) structure, such as a collage etc.
- "Construction in string and clockwork" took first prize
- The manner in which something is built.
- A thing of simple construction
- (grammar) A group of words arranged to form a meaningful phrase.
- The act or result of construing the meaning of something.
- American conservatives tend to favor strict construction of the Constitution.
- The meaning or interpretation of a text, action etc.; the way something is viewed by an observer or onlooker.
- (geometry) A geometric figure of arcs and line segments that is drawable with a straightedge and compass.
From Old French construction, from Latin cōnstructiō, from cōnstruere, present active infinitive of cōnstruō.
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