Definition of CONSTRUCTION

noun : CONSTRUCTION

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

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

  • 4. (

    ) 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. (

    ) the commercial activity involved in repairing old structures or constructing new ones; "their main business is home construction"; "workers in the building trades" ;


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