construct n : an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances [syn: concept, conception] [ant: misconception]
1 make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer" [syn: build, make]
2 put together out of components or parts; "the company fabricates plastic chairs"; "They manufacture small toys" [syn: manufacture, fabricate]
3 draw with suitable instruments and under specified conditions; "construct an equilateral triangle"
4 create by linking linguistic units; "construct a sentence"; "construct a paragraph"
5 create by organizing and linking ideas, arguments, or concepts; "construct a proof"; "construct an argument"
something constructed from parts
- Hebrew: ,
concept or model
- Hebrew: , ,
- To build or form (something) by assembling parts.
- We constructed the radio from spares.
- Similarly, to build (a sentence or an argument) by arranging words or ideas.
- A sentence may be constructed with a subject, verb and object.
- To draw (a geometric figure) by following precise specifications and using
geometric tools and techniques.
- Construct a circle that touches each vertex of the given triangle.
build or form by assembling parts
build (a sentence or argument)
- Hebrew: לבנות (livnot)
draw (a geometric figure)
- French: construire
- "Construct" redirects here.
Construction is the building or assembly of any infrastructure
Construction or construct may also refer to:
- Construct (philosophy of science)
- Construct (Software), game creation software
- DNA construct, artificially created segment of nucleic acid meant for transplantation into a target cell or tissue
- Offshore construction, the installation of structures in marine environments
- Social construction (or social construct), an entity that exists purely because society has agreed upon it
- Social constructionism (or social constructivism), a sociological theory of knowledge
- Constructivist epistemology, a philosophical school of thought
- Grammatical construction, in linguistics, a string of words
- Executives of Construction Party, an Iranian political party
- Compass and straightedge constructions in geometry
- Personal constructs by which individuals frame worldviews, as well predict and evaluate behaviour and events
construct in German: Konstruktion
construct in French: Construction (homonymie)
construct in Norwegian: Konstruksjon
construct in Slovak: Konštrukcia
construct in Swedish: Konstruktion
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