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erector

[i′rek·tər]
(physiology)
Any muscle that produces erection of a part.
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I sat him down on a bench where today's visitors can play with Erector Sets of yesteryear.
Deburring is manual, but thorough, done on a standard pedestal grinder mounted on a not-so-standard frame built of Erector Set parts.
Modern day Erector Set kits can be purchased for constructing specific things, like a small airplane that can be assembled in many different configurations.
Fitch, general manager of the Princeton Municipal Light Department, said construction of the 70-meter towers is like assembling an erector set.
The innovative piece consists of various recycled parts, including the rototillers salvaged from a John Deer tractor, seats from an old Erector Set and a toy steam engine.
It's like a huge erector set, and is about the size of a football field.
Seeman are more interested in using them as pieces of a chemical erector set.
A single sculpture would have been static, but the set of two suggests infinite movement outward by degrees: The aluminum tubes could be any length at all, moving the triangles farther and farther apart, the model becoming as big as the thing it represents and proposing a manageable idea of the universe--something very nearly impossible to visualize--as a kind of Erector Set.
The culture at 277 Park might not change with the addition of new, high profile banking, attorney or trading clients, but th outside of the property may change markedly by either the removal of its glass erector set atrium or lighting and cosmetic modifications.
Carr's grandmother, Mabel Van Norman Baker, is on display, along with a 1940s-era Erector set and an 1896 Cracker Jacks box.
The greatest lesson to be learned from building windmills and airplanes with an Erector Set is that the more complex the structure, the more rickety and prone to failure is the result.
The "backyard" play area includes a climbing structure billed as the world's largest Erector Set tower.