Meaning of construct

con•struct

Pronunciation: (v.kun-strukt'n.kon'strukt), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to build or form by putting together parts; frame; devise.
  2. to draw (a figure) fulfilling certain given conditions.
—n.
  1. something constructed.
  2. an image, idea, or theory, esp. a complex one formed from a number of simpler elements.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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