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erection

[i′rek·shən]
(civil engineering)
Positioning and fixing the frame of a structure.
(physiology)
The enlarged state of erectile tissue when engorged with blood, as of the penis or clitoris.

Erection

The hoisting and installing in place of the structural components of a building, using a crane, hoist, or any other power system.

erection

The hoisting and/or installing in place of the structural components of a building, usually using a crane, hoist, or other powered equipment.

erection

i. The assembly of a complete aircraft from subassemblies, components, or a dismantled state.
ii. A gyro-compass is “erected” when it is aligned along its proper axes, switched on, and has achieved its operating speed.
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J Marsden Construction Ltd, reserved matters |for erection of two houses pursuant to outline permission, 19 Lane Side, Kirkheaton.
According to a study, having regular sexual intercourse can help avoid erection problems or erectile dysfunction.
Priapism is the name given to an erection that can last for hours.
Green Lane, Shrewley, near Warwick: creation of a pond and erection of a polytunnel for growing food crops;
I was thinking it might give me the erection of stone; that's what I was really looking for," says the 33-year-old Phoenix resident.
Erectile dysfunction, sometimes called "impotence," is the repeated inability to get or keep an erection firm enough for sexual intercourse.
In the sub-analyses, effects of vardenafil were evaluated by patients' responses to two key questions of the International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF) questionnaire: the ability to penetrate (question 3/Q3) and the ability to maintain an erection during intercourse (question 4/Q4).
It acts on the normal physiological system in the penis and elicits an erection when a man is sexually stimulated; it has no effect if he is not.
This is followed by an erection which occurs in approximately 5 minutes.
Impotence is a consistent inability to sustain an erection sufficient for sexual intercourse.
LMB), an international construction management and consulting company, successfully completed a dramatic water erection scheme involving the lift and installation of the first section of the platform structure that will support the New York Hospital Air-Rights building.