Origin of erection
OTHER WORDS FROM erectionnon·e·rec·tion, nounpre·e·rec·tion, nounre·e·rec·tion, noun
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How to use erection in a sentence
The divisive political climate that led to the erection of those barriers makes Bakker’s sculptures timely.Virtual ‘sculpture,’ based on math, that’s everywhere and nowhere at once|Mark Jenkins|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
Between showing and growing, erections and not, it’s rarely the same size.
Then, she says she observed Cosby “sitting in a love seat near Foster and she noticed that he had an erection.”Bill Cosby’s Long List of Accusers (So Far): 18 Alleged Sexual Assault Victims Between 1965-2004|Marlow Stern|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Judie Brown, president of American Life League, penned an op-ed blasting the “obvious erection.”
Liberal sex propaganda or just something that sort of looked like an erection?
Men get an erection, they touch themselves, and it feels good.C’mon, Ladies, Masturbation Isn’t Just for Bad Girls|Emily Shire|June 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I remembered that someone told me that Zero G gave men the appearance of a perpetual erection.Can Walking on the Moon Be Better Than Sex in Space?|Lily Koppel|July 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A number of the articles were used in the erection of Edgbaston Vestry Hall, where the curious may inspect them if so inclined.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
The cost of erection and the consumption of coal are not above one-third of a Boulton and Watt's, to perform the same work.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
In fact, she was placed in a room—or rather an erection of three storeys or rooms—of stout lattice-work in a turret of the castle.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
But more characteristic than the erection of altars is the connection of deities with special localities.The Religion of Ancient Rome|Cyril Bailey
An oracle said that he would not succeed in its erection before a man voluntarily offered himself as a sacrifice.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer