- (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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By 1941 college presidents and administrators had erected a lucrative arrangement focused on football.This isn’t the first time Army played Navy in a moment of crisis|Randy Roberts|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
There, the Peruvian government is spending millions of dollars to preserve the city’s drainage systems while installing roof coverings and erecting protective scaffolding.Authenticity Versus Longevity for Preservation: Which Matters More?|Nick Fouriezos|December 11, 2020|Ozy
Other times, the shots lessen the chance of infection, but don’t completely eliminate it because influenza viruses mutate quickly and can slip by immune defenses erected by even well-matched vaccines.Here are answers to 6 burning questions about COVID-19 vaccines|Jonathan Lambert|December 8, 2020|Science News
The state can issue fines of up to $15,000 a day to property owners who erect illegal shoreline structures.How Famous Surfers and Wealthy Homeowners Are Endangering Hawaii’s Beaches|by Sophie Cocke, Honolulu Star-Advertiser|December 5, 2020|ProPublica
Astronomers could use the infrastructure to hold conferences, for instance, or they could erect a small array of radio dishes that could at least partially fill the hole left by the fallen giant.The Arecibo Observatory collapsed this week. What now?|Charlie Wood|December 4, 2020|Popular Science
Some facilities had begun erecting “bamboo hand washing stations” at the entrance to hospitals, but not enough.
Protests spread late Sunday evening, when people in other areas began erecting barricades and gathering in intersections.
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
This he did, erecting at the harbor a beautiful cross bearing the arms of France.
Every engine that was erecting is stopped, and the whole county thinks of no other engine.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
She knew there would be plenty of rope in the Norwood barn or the garage for their need in erecting the aerials.
They laid out the work for the next morning, but did nothing practical toward erecting the wires and attendant parts that day.
On a rocky islet in the centre of a fresh water pond two miles in circuit they commenced erecting a fort and store house.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell