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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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