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construction that can be used to extend the meaning of a word or phrase but is not one of the main constituents of a sentence adjunct
Roman Emperor who was the adoptive son of Trajan; travelled throughout his empire to strengthen its frontiers and encourage learning and architecture; on a visit to Britain in 122 he ordered the construction of Hadrian's Wall (76-138) Adrian , Hadrian , Publius Aelius Hadrianus
engineer concerned with the design and construction of aircraft aeronautical engineer
branch of engineering science concerned with the design and construction of aircraft aeronautical engineering
ambiguous grammatical construction; e.g., `they are flying planes' can mean either that someone is flying planes or that something is flying planes amphibology , amphiboly
large amphitheater in Rome whose construction was begun by Vespasian about AD 75 or 80 Amphitheatrum Flavium , Colosseum
construction of robots to look like animals (developed for Disneyland) animatronics
(architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it arch
passageway under a curved masonry construction arch , archway
branch of engineering that deals with the construction of buildings (as distinguished from architecture as a design art) architectural engineering
discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings architecture
member of the military who is trained in engineering and construction work army engineer , military engineer
tall tropical American timber tree especially abundant in eastern Brazil; yields hard strong durable zebrawood with straight grain and dark strips on a pinkish to yellowish ground; widely used for veneer and furniture and heavy construction Astronium fraxinifolium , goncalo alves
heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood atomic number 26 , Fe , iron
engineer concerned with the design and construction of automobiles automotive engineer
temporary bridge designed for rapid construction Bailey bridge
woody tropical grass having hollow woody stems; mature canes used for construction and furniture bamboo
hard woody stems of bamboo plants; used in construction and crafts and fishing poles bamboo
long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction beam
morpheme that occurs only as part of a larger construction; eg an -s at the end of plural nouns bound form , bound morpheme
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