- (of a charge) represented palewise: a sword erect.
- (of an animal or part of an animal) represented upright: a boar's head erect.
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Opposition is building against San Diego’s dream of erecting a $5 billion pipeline to the Colorado River in the name of resource independence.Outsiders Are Wary of San Diego’s Multibillion-Dollar Pipeline Plan|MacKenzie Elmer|November 17, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Publishers will encourage users to opt-in through engaging content and other special access, while other publishers will erect paywalls.Privacy changes are ushering in a new era of adtech collaboration|Criteo|November 16, 2020|Digiday
Haunted by Russia’s brazen effort to meddle in the last election, federal and state officials have erected what they believe are formidable barriers to thwart cyber-attacks ahead of Tuesday’s presidential vote.U.S. says it’s prepared for cyber election threats. But weaknesses remain|Verne Kopytoff|November 2, 2020|Fortune
Grocery stores, salons, restaurants, nursing homes, and even offices across the country have newfound use for plexiglass, erecting transparent barriers between groups of people as a preventative measure against the coronavirus.
However, the optics of erecting the enclosures to distance wealthy diners from homeless people in the neighborhood did not sit well with many advocates in the city.A Looming Menace for Restaurants: Winter Is Coming|Brenna Houck|October 15, 2020|Eater
Exactly one month after the first straw goat was erected in Gävle, it was mysteriously burned to a crisp.
Other buildings have since been erected and then torn down or sold.Inside New York’s Scandal-Hit Seminary and Other ‘Open House’ Treats|Lizzie Crocker|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The prohibition was erected for good reason: to prevent the religious wars that wracked Europe in the previous century.The Tea Party Isn’t a Political Movement, It’s a Religious One|Jack Schwartz|July 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
BrightSource has erected 7,644 mirrors in a circle surrounding a 327-foot tower filled with water.
It was once described as “the most reviled public statue ever erected” in the U.S.
In 1826 a building was erected for the school by the society, which has borne the name of Divinity Hall.Unitarianism in America|George Willis Cooke
Both these mills were to be erected on the open spot of ground formerly used as a parade by the marine battalion.
Opinions as to the purposes for which the Nuraghe were erected are as various as those regarding their origin.Rambles in the Islands of Corsica and Sardinia|Thomas Forester
There are many persons who confound this with the third theatre, erected by Douglas.Foot-prints of a letter carrier|James Rees
Your aspiring edifice shall never be erected in this State, sir.The Politician Out-Witted|Samuel Low