- (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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They also can slow down the committee process, erecting obstacles to scheduling hearings.
His illicit artwork showed that erecting barriers is not only inhumane, but also futile.
One of his biggest achievements was erecting a library annex that had needed to be completed for 25 years.Why ‘Mystery Speaker’ Clint Eastwood Loves the GOP|Miranda Green|August 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“CAI has become proficient at erecting schools off the beaten path, and Mortenson deserves praise for that,” Krakauer writes.
Detroiters, now erecting a Robocop statue as a half-joking, half-serious morale boost, may want to consider bronzing Mulally next.The CEO Hail Mary: A Scorecard on Corporate Change Agents|Nick Summers|March 1, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Mr. R. M. Watts was the architect, and the cost of erecting and equipping the building, exclusive of books, was 3234.The City of Auckland|John Barr
In Figures 220 and 221 is a drawing of a connecting rod drawn, put together as it would be for the lathe, vise or erecting shop.Mechanical Drawing Self-Taught|Joshua Rose
It has been compelled to face German militarism by erecting a system of universal military training.A School History of the Great War|Albert E. McKinley, Charles A. Coulomb, and Armand J. Gerson
You are not like a master-builder planning and erecting a house.Our Lady Saint Mary|J. G. H. Barry
The expense of erecting this gate was in the neighborhood of a half million of dollars.Biography and Family Record of Lorenzo Snow|Eliza R. Snow Smith