Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of construct.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of construct.

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Examples

  • The reality he constructs is a vividly rendered one, and it is the reality we as readers must also inhabit, but ultimately it is a rendered one.

    Experimental Fiction

  • McEwen's "Fresh Hell" is a gnarled, complicated mess -- not unlike the convoluted world in which we currently live -- whereby the artists are trying to decipher their own creative constructs from the chaos.

    Rebecca Taylor: Paris: A Feast of Contemporary Art?

  • The implementation of Rotate, and similar formatting constructs, is deep and complete.

    Wolfram Blog : A New Slant in Mathematica

  • Any additional infrastructure the United States constructs is icing on the cake.

    June 2nd, 2009

  • To substantiate that, Frye (as I read him) in his third (I think) essay in TAoC points out that a certain detachment from, simplification and even disregard of social constructs is a distinguishing feature of romance.

    A Theory of Modes and Modalities

  • The grand narrative it constructs is actually one in which the end result is maturity and autonomy, in which conventional mores are superceded by post-conventional ethics, in which we are no longer passive recipients of the divine decrees of an anthropomorphic authority figure, but rather the active executors of the capacity for ethical judgement symbolised in the Eden story as the fruit of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • The number of biosensor constructs is rapidly growing.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • Whereas religion caste had been an integral episteme in constructs about weavers for East India Company officials earlier, "weavers," in its purely production-based manifestation, was now substituted by Venkataraman as a new and different kind of marker of that social unit.

    Colonial Lists/Indian Power: Identity Politics in Nineteenth Century Telugu-Speaking India

  • The Last Man, she again constructs from parts, this time, the written word.

    Radical Imaginings: Mary Shelley's The Last Man

  • ... a certain detachment from, simplification and even disregard of social constructs is a distinguishing feature of romance.

    A Theory of Modes and Modalities

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