Definition of Constructions. Meaning of Constructions. Synonyms of Constructions

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Definition of Constructions

Construction
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. --Whewell. 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. --Locke. 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. --Hallam. 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. --Abbott. Interpretation properly precedes construction, but it does not go beyond the written text. --Parsons. 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.

Meaning of Constructions from wikipedia

- ****embly: (A list of) algebraic constructions Comp**** and straightedge constructions in geometry Grammatical construction, meaning-bearing relationship...
- Construction is a general term meaning the art and science to form objects, systems, or organizations, and comes from Latin constructio (from com- "together"...
- Geometric Constructions has ten chapters. The first two discuss straightedge and comp**** constructions, including many of the constructions from Euclid's...
- straightedge-and-comp**** constructions, and a number of ancient problems in plane geometry impose this restriction. The ancient Gr****s developed many constructions, but in...
- include the calculus of inductive constructions (which adds inductive types), the calculus of (co)inductive constructions (which adds coinduction), and the...
- Constructionism may refer to Constructionism (learning theory), an educational philosophy developed by Seymour Papert Social constructionism, a theory...
- selection in species or the formation of natural constructions such as nests made by social insects. Constructions correspond to replicators or memes in memetics...
- Janaadhar (India) Pvt. Ltd. is an affordable housing company co-founded in 2008 by Ramesh Ramanathan, who is also the owner of micro-finance company Janalakshmi...
- Approaches to Social Construction", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Edward N. Zalta (ed.). Metzner-Szigeth, Andreas (2015). "Constructions of Environmental...
- Richelieu and to the Direction des Constructions et Armes Navales (DCAN), which became Direction des Constructions Navales (DCN) in 1991 and then DCNS...