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  • In addition, erecting one can take days and they are not intended to be moved often.
  • They needed this, as they had not yet thought of erecting any other roof. Cited from The Castaways, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • Twenty months of work, or three years in time, were occupied in erecting this light. Cited from American Merchant Ships and Sailors, by Willis J. Abbot
  • But after ten years he succeeded in erecting the little church. Cited from The City and the World and Other Stories, by Francis Clement Kelley
  • He chose a tree towards the end of the island, where he proposed erecting the first cross. Cited from Ben Hadden, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • He had started erecting a home there for himself, but did not live to see it completed.
  • A way of erecting a room is the way there comes to be no use in having that right. Cited from Matisse Picasso and Gertrude Stein, by Gertrude Stein
  • They were not long in erecting it, being well accustomed to look after themselves. Cited from The Walrus Hunters, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • It was a question whether I should have an opportunity of erecting it. Cited from With Axe and Rifle, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The company was also hired to do all the work of erecting the steel at the construction site.
  • The city has now preserved the memory by erecting a memorial for peace.
  • They can thus be assembled without outside help, and can grow together with the building or structure they are erecting.
  • He was also responsible for erecting many government buildings.
  • Public access to the tracks is also made more difficult by erecting fences.
  • This included erecting a control tower and also setting up facilities such as a hospital, post exchange and other support facilities.
  • On your west party-wall your neighbor is also erecting one. Cited from The Golden Censer, by John McGovern
  • They began erecting Fort George on one of the highest points of the peninsula.
  • The corporation also began erecting traditional six-story apartment buildings.
  • He left the city his private art collection with the purpose of erecting the Museum of Art of that city.
  • The erecting of the circuit takes six weeks, and the removal after the race takes three weeks.
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Root form of erecting is erect for the verb.

Synonyms of erecting

Meaning of erecting

  • noun The act of building or putting up