Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that erects.
  • noun A muscle that makes a body part erect.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which raises or erects.
  • noun One who builds, establishes, or founds.
  • noun A workman employed to put in place the steel part of buildings, bridges, or ships.
  • noun A machine, such as a derrick, used to place material in position in any structure.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who, or that which, erects.
  • noun (Anat.) A muscle which raises any part.
  • noun (Physics) An attachment to a microscope, telescope, or other optical instrument, for making the image erect instead of inverted.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person who, or a device which erects.
  • noun anatomy Any of several muscles that make parts of the body erect.
  • noun An attachment to a microscope, telescope, etc. for making the image erect instead of inverted.
  • noun astronautics A vehicle used to support a rocket for transportation and for placing the rocket in an upright position within a gantry scaffold.

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Examples

  • 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.

    NASA Watch: December 2008 Archives

  • 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.

    Falcon 9 Gets Real - NASA Watch

  • An erector is a building contracting firm that specializes in erecting steel framed buildings; usually high rise buildings.

    Steel & Glass House Practical?

  • An erector is a building contracting firm that specializes in erecting steel framed buildings; usually high rise buildings.

    Steel & Glass House Practical?

  • An erector is a building contracting firm that specializes in erecting steel framed buildings; usually high rise buildings.

    Steel & Glass House Practical?

  • An erector is a building contracting firm that specializes in erecting steel framed buildings; usually high rise buildings.

    Steel & Glass House Practical?

  • An erector is a building contracting firm that specializes in erecting steel framed buildings; usually high rise buildings.

    Steel & Glass House Practical?

  • An erector is a building contracting firm that specializes in erecting steel framed buildings; usually high rise buildings.

    Steel & Glass House Practical?

  • An erector is a building contracting firm that specializes in erecting steel framed buildings; usually high rise buildings.

    Steel & Glass House Practical?

  • An erector is a building contracting firm that specializes in erecting steel framed buildings; usually high rise buildings.

    Steel & Glass House Practical?

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