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Definition: Construction of an equation
, n. [L. constructio: cf. F.
1. The process or art of constructing; the act of building;
erection; the act of devising and forming; fabrication;
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.
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
(Railroad), a train for transporting men
and materials for construction or repairs.