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construction US English

The building of something, typically a large structure

construction US Thesaurus

the construction of a new airport

construction paper US English

A type of thick colored paper used for making models, designs, and other crafts

construction site US English

A building site

ideal construction US English

A mental conception formed by abstracting properties found in experience and recombining or developing them; the process of forming such a conception.

loose construction US English

A broad interpretation of a statute or document by a court

geodetic construction US English

A method of construction using load-bearing members which follow geodesic lines and typically form an open framework of triangles and polygons.

pregnant construction US English

A construction in which more is implied than is expressed by the words.

strict construction US English

A literal interpretation of a statute or document by a court