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Word Example of - construction

    Example Sentences for construction

    The construction in each city is begun with these ultimate requirements in view.

    The construction then proceeds as before, until the desired height is reached.

    From the point of view of construction, the story can hardly be regarded as a success.

    He is a weak imitator of Bulwer, that is all, and he has not Bulwer's power of construction.

    Italy: mail subsidies; construction and navigation bounties.

    Here they found the last of the cairns, and the answer to their construction.

    The springs used in the construction of the largest locomotives are big affairs and often weigh over 500 pounds.

    The mechanism was simple, but the science of its construction and workings I could not comprehend.

    The paving of the streets and environs was becoming a problem of national importance when the construction of the railway began.

    The drawings of Fig. 51 show the method of construction clearly.

Word Origin & History of - construction

    Word Origin & History

    construction mid-15c., from L. constructionem, from pp. stem of construere "pile up together, build," from com- "together" + struere "to pile up" (see structure).

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