from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that erects: an erector of skyscrapers.
- n. A muscle that causes or maintains the erection of a body part.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who, or a device which erects.
- n. Any of several muscles that make parts of the body erect.
- n. An attachment to a microscope, telescope, etc. for making the image erect instead of inverted.
- n. A vehicle used to support a rocket for transportation and for placing the rocket in an upright position within a gantry scaffold.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, erects.
- n. A muscle which raises any part.
- n. An attachment to a microscope, telescope, or other optical instrument, for making the image erect instead of inverted.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which raises or erects.
- n. One who builds, establishes, or founds.
- n. A workman employed to put in place the steel part of buildings, bridges, or ships.
- n. A machine, such as a derrick, used to place material in position in any structure.
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The erector is also on track towards operational status in early January, with the base assembly to be aligned and tacked by December 26th and welding to be complete early in the New Year.
An erector is a building contracting firm that specializes in erecting steel framed buildings; usually high rise buildings.
At about four feet tall, weighing up to 120 pounds, the robots are best described as erector sets meet computers.
Mr. Brannock made his prototype out of erector-set pieces and applied for a patent in 1927.
It has an innovative erector tube adjustment lash up that seem superior to most.
In another scenario, they were given what Jane thought looked like an “erector set” composed of four poles and a number of planks; with two sergeants under their command, they were told they had fifteen minutes to build a shelter.
Generally, the narrow focus of the Freeze movement as well as academic discussions of first versus second strike capabilities, suit the military-industrial interests, as they continue adding to their billion dollar erector sets.
Among the more intriguing devices Medtronic is testing: a new spine fixation system called Solera that allows pins to be placed in the spine in a minimally invasive way and then connected with an erector-set-like system.
I said, "Espresso," and a thing that looked like a traffic light with four erector-set legs clickity-clacked out of the cafe and placed a thick, white saucer with a demitasse of black synth on the table.
Polysaccharide tensors act like millions of tiny 'erector set' struts, pulling the skin taught and youthful - an immediate shrink-wrap phenomenon.