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Constructionnoun

The process of constructing.

‘Construction is underway on the new bridge.’;

Architecturenoun

The art and science of designing and managing the construction of buildings and other structures, particularly if they are well proportioned and decorated.

‘The architecture throughout NYC is amazing.’; ‘Architecture is the visual public expression of a culture’s achievements, values, and outlook. ― Max Roscoe, "How Your City Is Killing You With Ugliness"’;

Constructionnoun

Anything that has been constructed.

‘The engineer marvelled at his construction.’;

Architecturenoun

The profession of an architect.

Constructionnoun

The trade of building structures.

‘He had worked in construction all his life.’;

Architecturenoun

Any particular style of building design.

Constructionnoun

A building, model or some other structure.

‘The office was a construction of steel and glass.’;

Architecturenoun

Construction, in a more general sense; frame or structure; workmanship.

Constructionnoun

(arts) A (usually non-representational) structure, such as a collage etc.

‘"Construction in string and clockwork" took first prize.’;

Architecturenoun

A unifying structure.

Constructionnoun

The manner in which something is built.

‘A thing of simple construction.’;

Architecturenoun

(computing) A specific model of a microchip or CPU.

‘The Intel architectures have more software written for them.’;

Constructionnoun

(grammar) A group of words arranged to form a meaningful phrase.

Architecturenoun

The structure and design of a system or product.

‘The architecture of the company's billing system is designed to support its business goals.’;

Constructionnoun

The act or result of construing the meaning of something.

‘American conservatives tend to favor strict construction of the Constitution.’;

Architecturenoun

The art or science of building; especially, the art of building houses, churches, bridges, and other structures, for the purposes of civil life; - often called civil architecture.

‘Many other architectures besides Gothic.’;

Constructionnoun

The meaning or interpretation of a text, action etc.; the way something is viewed by an observer or onlooker.

Architecturenoun

Construction, in a more general sense; frame or structure; workmanship.

‘The architecture of grasses, plants, and trees.’; ‘The formation of the first earth being a piece of divine architecture.’;

Constructionnoun

(geometry) A geometric figure of arcs and line segments that is drawable with a straightedge and compass.

Architecturenoun

an architectural product or work

Constructionnoun

The process or art of constructing; the act of building; erection; the act of devising and forming; fabrication; composition.

Architecturenoun

the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings;

‘architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use’;

Constructionnoun

The form or manner of building or putting together the parts of anything; structure; arrangement.

‘An astrolabe of peculiar construction.’;

Architecturenoun

the profession of designing buildings and environments with consideration for their esthetic effect

Constructionnoun

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.’;

Architecturenoun

(computer science) the structure and organization of a computer's hardware or system software;

‘the architecture of a computer's system software’;

Constructionnoun

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.’; ‘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.’; ‘Interpretation properly precedes construction, but it does not go beyond the written text.’;

Architecture

Architecture (Latin architectura, from the Greek ἀρχιτέκτων arkhitekton , from ἀρχι- and τέκτων ) is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings or other structures. Architectural works, in the material form of buildings, are often perceived as cultural symbols and as works of art.

‘architect’; ‘chief’; ‘creator’;

Constructionnoun

the act of constructing or building something;

‘during the construction we had to take a detour’; ‘his hobby was the building of boats’;

Constructionnoun

the commercial activity involved in constructing buildings;

‘their main business is home construction’; ‘workers in the building trades’;

Constructionnoun

a thing constructed; a complex construction or entity;

‘the structure consisted of a series of arches’; ‘she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons’;

Constructionnoun

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’;

Constructionnoun

the creation of a construct; the process of combining ideas into a congruous object of thought

Constructionnoun

an interpretation of a text or action;

‘they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct’;

Constructionnoun

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’;

Construction

Construction is a general term meaning the art and science to form objects, systems, or organizations, and comes from Latin constructio (from com- and struere ) and Old French construction. To construct is the verb: the act of building, and the noun is construction: how something is built, the nature of its structure.

‘together’; ‘to pile up’;

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