the act of constructing something
"during the construction we had to take a detour"; "his hobby was the building of boats"
construction, grammatical construction, expression(noun)
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"
construction, mental synthesis(noun)
the creation of a construct; the process of combining ideas into a congruous object of thought
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"
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"
an interpretation of a text or action
"they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct"
the commercial activity involved in repairing old structures or constructing new ones
"their main business is home construction"; "workers in the building trades"
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
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
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.
A geometric figure of arcs and line segments that is drawable with a straightedge and compass.
Origin: From constructio, from construere, present active infinitive of construo.
the process or art of constructing; the act of building; erection; the act of devising and forming; fabrication; composition
the form or manner of building or putting together the parts of anything; structure; arrangement
the arrangement and connection of words in a sentence; syntactical arrangement
the method of construing, interpreting, or explaining a declaration or fact; an attributed sense or meaning; understanding; explanation; interpretation; sense
Origin: [L. constructio: cf. F. construction.]
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. Normally, the job is managed by a project manager, and supervised by a construction manager, design engineer, construction engineer or project architect. For the successful execution of a project, effective planning is essential. Involved with the design and execution of the infrastructure in question must consider the environmental impact of the job, the successful scheduling, budgeting, construction site safety, availability of building materials, logistics, inconvenience to the public caused by construction delays and bidding, etc.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
In naval architecture, is to give the ship such a form as may be most suitable for the service for which she is designed. In navigation, it is the method of ascertaining a ship's course by trigonometrical diagrams. (See INSPECTION.)
The construction symbol -- In this Symbols.com article you will learn about the meaning of the construction symbol and its characteristic.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'construction' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1608
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'construction' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4018
Rank popularity for the word 'construction' in Nouns Frequency: #705
The numerical value of construction in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of construction in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of construction in a Sentence
Nature - our greatest construction artist
The construction is appalling in Kathmandu.
The road to success is always under construction.
There is no way the construction can hit the deadlines.
You always felt that you were in a construction war zone.
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Translations for construction
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- مبنى, بناء, اعمال بناءArabic
- конструкция, постройка, сграда, строеж, строителствоBulgarian
- stavba, konstrukce, stavebnictvíCzech
- Bau, Konstruktion, Satzbau, Bauwerk, Bauwesen, AufbauGerman
- κατασκευή, οικοδομικήGreek
- konstruaĵo, konstruado, konstruoEsperanto
- konstruktio, rakennelma, rakennusala, rakennustyö, rakentaminen, rakenneFinnish
- togailScottish Gaelic
- מבנה, בניין, בנייהHebrew
- निर्माण, इमारतHindi
- szerkezet, építkezés, építésHungarian
- ビル, 建物, 建設Japanese
- 建設, 건설Korean
- ການກໍ່ສ້າງ, ຊາງລໍLao
- байгууллага, барилгаMongolian
- budowa, budowlaPolish
- obra, construçãoPortuguese
- construire, clădire, construcție, structură, operăRomanian
- строение, строительство, постройка, конструкция, построение, стройкаRussian
- građevinarstvo, konstrukcijaSerbo-Croatian
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