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Definitions of construction:
  • noun:   drawing a figure satisfying certain conditions as part of solving a problem or proving a theorem
    Example: "The assignment was to make a construction that could be used in proving the Pythagorean theorem"
  • noun:   the act of constructing or building something
    Example: "During the construction we had to take a detour"
  • noun:   the commercial activity involved in constructing buildings
    Example: "Their main business is home construction"
  • noun:   the creation of a construct; the process of combining ideas into a congruous object of thought
  • noun:   a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit
    Example: "I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner"
  • noun:   an interpretation of a text or action
    Example: "They put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct"
  • noun:   a thing constructed; a complex construction or entity
    Example: "She wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"

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