action or manner of constructing; being constructed
thing constructed; building
way in which words are put together to form a phrase, clause or sentence
sense in which words, statements, etc. are to be understood; meaning
"during the construction we had to take a detour"
"his hobby was the building of boats"
"I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner"
"the structure consisted of a series of arches"
"she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
"the assignment was to make a construction that could be used in proving the Pythagorean theorem"
"they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct"
"their main business is home construction"
"workers in the building trades"
The ablative absolute as a construction in English.
出自： M. McCarthy