What does erection mean?

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  1. (uncountable) The act of building or putting up or together of something; construction.
  2. (countable) Anything erected or built.
  3. (physiology) The state or quality of being erect from engorgement with blood.
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Levinson's new subsidiary bids and contracts for projects, but subcontracts out all fabrication and erection work.
What is more disturbing is that some indigenous vegetation was indiscriminately destroyed for the erection of the deck.
In 1777 Maria Theresa secured the erection of a diocese for the Uniat Greeks, with the Eastern Rite and the Old Slavonic Liturgy.
This increased flow of blood fills up the two corpora cavernosa resulting in an erection.
Many men afterwards find it difficult to get or keep an erection, and a minority will be incontinent.
Symbols of erection, penetration, and prodigious sexual potency and regeneration are everywhere.

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