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constructor

(programming)
1. In functional programming and type theory, one of the symbols used to create an object with an algebraic data type.

2. A function provided by a class in C++ and some other object-oriented languages to instantiate an object, i.e. to name it and initialise it. The constructor function has the same name as the class. A class may also have a destructor function to destroy objects of that class.

constructor

One who is in the business of constructing elements of the built environment, acting under the terms of a construction contract.
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Williams was launched by Sir Frank Williams in the mid-1960s, and by the 1980s and 1990s regularly competed for drivers' and constructors' titles.
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He said the opening of the flyover would help ease the traffic flow within the city adding that directives were issued to current constructor to expedite work on the flyover and complete it within four months.
The constructors are free to decide the distribution criteria and the number of tickets to be allocated to each worker.
Ferrari, who won record 16 constructors titles, last claimed the constructors' title in 2008 with Kimi Raikkonen and Felipe Massa, while Raikkonen won the team's last drivers' title in 2007.
Registered schemes are inspected and scored, with exemplar projects receiving recognition at the annual Considerate Constructor Scheme Awards.
* Instant conversion, not only from constructor and library models but from arbitrary user-built models.
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