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What is the noun for erectness?

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  1. A person who, or a device which erects.
  2. (anatomy) Any of several muscles that make parts of the body erect.
  3. An attachment to a microscope, telescope, etc. for making the image erect instead of inverted.
  4. (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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  6. Examples:
    1. “The erector carefully assembled the pieces of the puzzle to create a magnificent structure.”
      “Close-grip work also helps improve posture and body carriage by strengthening the mid-back muscles, rhomboids and erector spinae.”
      “Your abdominal and erector spinae muscles isometrically contract to stabilize your torso as you move.”
  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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  5. Examples:
    1. “A spokesperson said yesterday the proposed fence erection is to secure the estate and for other security reasons around the Midland prison.”
      “An enlarged parking area would facilitate day trippers and campers alike, and some sort of fence erection would hopefully stop motorised incursions into the dunes.”
      “He squirmed and settled on his side to hide his erection.”
  1. The state of being erect, or of having an erect posture.
  2. Examples:
    1. “Hosfield transferred the genes for erectness, canning quality, and virus resistance into red bean germplasm.”
      “Since Darwin's day, paleoanthropologists have energetically sought the key to hominid erectness in many different places.”
      “Still, she had a vigour and erectness about her, and I was glad to see that a smile of welcome and interest began to play about her face.”
  1. Alternative form of erector (one who raises or builds)
  2. Examples:
    1. “Mr Williams, who works as a fence erecter, his wife Michelle, aged 40, and their two children only moved into the house six months ago.”
  1. The quality or state of being erectile.
  1. (rare) Obsolete spelling of erector
  1. plural of erection
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Berlin is pocked with meaningful erections that make the cranes and concrete mixers look aesthetic.”
      “Close before us were long erections like shop counters, but not quite so high.”
      “Its ghastly blank lies underneath your dreams, that once gave rise to horn-hard, conscienceless erections.”
  1. plural of erectour
  1. plural of erecter
  1. plural of erector
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  3. Examples:
    1. “It is clear that steel erectors are highly skilled and respected workers at the top end of the construction and engineering trade.”
      “Another group that may benefit from the need for enhanced security is steel erectors.”
      “The movement of these protests allows them to be assembled and relocated with minimal equipment and unskilled erectors.”
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