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e·rec·tion

 (ĭ-rĕk′shən)
n.
1. The act of erecting.
2. Something erected; a construction.
3.
a. The firm, enlarged condition of a usually flaccid body part when the tissue within it becomes filled with blood, especially of the penis or clitoris.
b. The process of filling with blood.
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erection

(ɪˈrɛkʃən)
n
1. the act of erecting or the state of being erected
2. something that has been erected; a building or construction
3. (Physiology) physiol the enlarged state or condition of erectile tissues or organs, esp the penis, when filled with blood
4. (Physiology) an erect penis
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e•rec•tion

(ɪˈrɛk ʃən)

n.
1. the act of erecting.
2. the state of being erected.
3. something erected.
4.
a. a distended and rigid state of an organ or part containing erectile tissue, esp. the penis.
b. an instance of this or a part or tissue in this state.
[1495–1505; < Late Latin]
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e·rec·tion

(ĭ-rĕk′shən)
The hardening or enlargement of certain tissues of the body, especially the penis, when filled with blood.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.erection - an erect penis
sexual arousal - the arousal of sexual desires in preparation for sexual behavior
2.erection - a structure that has been erected
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
3.erection - the act of building or putting uperection - the act of building or putting up  
construction, building - the act of constructing something; "during the construction we had to take a detour"; "his hobby was the building of boats"
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erection

noun
1. hard-on, erect penis As he disrobed, his erection became obvious.
2. building, setting-up, manufacture, construction, assembly, creation, establishment, elevation, fabrication the erection of temporary fencing to protect hedges under repair
3. structure, building, construction, pile, edifice The house itself is merely an erection of wooden blocks and ladders.
Quotations
"Erection: Used only in referring to monuments" [Gustave Flaubert The Dictionary of Received Ideas]
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Translations
تَشْييد، إقامَه، إنْتِصاب
erekceztopoření
erektionrejsning
erektioseisokki
felállítás
bygging, stinning
erekcija
erecţie
dikilmedikmekalkmayapma

erection

[ɪˈrekʃən] N
1. (= act) → erección f, construcción f; (= assembly) → montaje m
2. (= building) → construcción f
3. (Anat) [of penis] → erección f
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erection

[ɪˈrɛkʃən] n
[man] → érection f
to have an erection → avoir une érection
[building, barricade] → construction f
[machinery] → installation f
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erection

n
(= act of erecting, of wall, building) → (Er)bauen nt; (of statue, memorial, altar)Errichten nt; (of machinery, traffic signs, collapsible furniture)Aufstellen nt; (of scaffolding)Aufstellen nt, → Aufbauen nt; (of tent)Aufschlagen nt; (of mast, flagpole)Aufrichten nt; (fig, of barrier) → Errichten nt, → Aufbauen nt; (of system)Aufstellen nt
(= building)Gebäude nt, → Bau m
(Physiol) → Erektion f
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erection

[ɪˈrɛkʃn] n
a. (act, gen) → erezione f; (of building) → costruzione f; (of machinery) → montaggio
b. (Anat) → erezione f
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erect

(iˈrekt) adjective
upright. He held his head erect.
verb
1. to set up; to put up or to build. They erected a statue in his memory; They plan to erect an office block there.
2. to set upright (a mast etc).
eˈrection (-ʃən) noun
eˈrectly adverb
eˈrectness noun
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e·rec·tion

n. erección, estado de rigidez, endurecimiento o dilatación de un tejido eréctil cuando se llena de sangre, tal como el pene.
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erection

n erección f
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