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erect

1. (of an optical image) having the same orientation as the object; not inverted
2. Physiol (of the penis, clitoris, or nipples) firm or rigid after swelling with blood, esp as a result of sexual excitement
3. (of plant parts) growing vertically or at right angles to the parts from which they arise
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The researchers identified a small correlation between height and erect penis length.
During this meeting with the Governor Sivil Samuka delegates explained to him and told him that to sculpture the statute in granite stone and to erect, would cost nearly Rs.
But now that his appeal has been refused, the Callalys are to demand that Fingal County Council accept their application to erect a headstone on their daughter's grave.
Most women's nipples do get erect when they are excited but it is just one of many responses to arousal.
After lowering vertical "suspender" cables from the main cables, builders will erect a 60 meter (200 ft)-wide, 54,630-ton steel roadway, or deck--wide enough to accommodate 12 lanes of traffic.
For example, if you lean too far forward, back raises can help strengthen the back muscles to hold the trunk more erect during your running stride.
The legislature never misses an opportunity to erect legal fire walls against lesbians and gays whether in terms of relationships, adoption, foster parenting, or the mention of homosexuality in high school curricula.
With this depiction of "a horizontal man tending toward verticality," Boyle writes in her first chapter, "Adam is divinely charged to stabilize his feet on the clay from which he was formed and to stand erect in dignity and responsibility as thinker and maker" (37, 85).
Not leaning, but erect, upright As projects rest upon her small, brown shoulders.
But living crocodilians are also known to walk, and at times even gallop, in an erect posture, with legs held close to their bodies in a manner characteristic of the more advanced dinosaurs and mammals.
The City Council of Huntington Beach approved a $330,000 plan to erect new official monument signs on all major roads leading into the city on Monday night, the biggest and most impressive signage effort to welcome visitors in its history.
To erect single storey extension to the front, raise hipped roof to a gabled roof, erect rear dormer and insert roof lights, erect new railings and gates to the roof and replace fencing at side/rear.