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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 erec·tion /ɪˈrɛkʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 erec·tion /ɪˈrɛkʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·rec·tion n.
 1. The act of erecting, or raising upright; the act of constructing, as a building or a wall, or of fitting together the parts of, as a machine; the act of founding or establishing, as a commonwealth or an office; also, the act of rousing to excitement or courage.
 2. The state of being erected, lifted up, built, established, or founded; exaltation of feelings or purposes.
    Her peerless height my mind to high erection draws up.   --Sidney
 3. State of being stretched to stiffness; tension.
 4. Anything erected; a building of any kind.
 5. Physiol. The state of a body part which, from having been soft, has become hard and swollen by the accumulation of blood in the erectile tissue; -- used especially of the penis; as, to get or have an erection.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an erect penis [syn: hard-on]
      2: a structure that has been erected
      3: the act of building or putting up [syn: erecting]