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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: construction (0.01066 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to construction.
English → Indonesian
bangunan, konstruksi, pembaikan, pembangunan, pembuatan, persekutuan
English → English
n 1: the act of constructing or building something; “during the
construction we had to take a detour”
; “his hobby was
the building of boats”
2: the commercial activity involved in constructing buildings;
“their main business is home construction”
; “workers in
the building trades”
3: 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”
4: 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”
[syn: grammatical construction
] [ant: misconstruction
5: the creation of a construct; the process of combining ideas
into a congruous object of thought [syn: mental synthesis
6: an interpretation of a text or action; “they put an
unsympathetic construction on his conduct”
7: 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”
English → English
, 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.