erection erection  /ɪ ˈrɛk ʃən/


  1. (n) an erect penis
  2. (n) a structure that has been erected
  3. (n) the act of building or putting up



  1. Then in 1931 he announced a grandiose scheme for the erection of a $50,000,000 development for junior Wall Street executives.
  2. You can't get an erection even with Viagra.
  3. Help for the impotent It happens to every man sooner or later: eager to have sex, he finds himself impotent, unable to achieve or sustain an erection.


  1. Patient sues over 8-month erection

    WILMINGTON, Del. -- Daniel Metzgar had a problem that wouldn't go away. The Newark, Del., truck driver lived with an erection that lasted about eight months -- a result of a botched surgical procedure by a Wilmington, Del., urologist who performed a penile implant on him in 2009, according to a medical malpractice lawsuit being heard this week in New Castle County Superior Court.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Arizona Republic

  2. Southbound span of Lake Pontchartrain Causeway closed Tuesday morning

    Workers from HTE Contractors, Traffic Solutions and Coastal Erection Company Inc., erect a steel gantry above all five lanes at the north shore toll plaza in Mandeville Tuesday, June 11, 2013, causing the southbound span of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

  3. Erection of radio tower starts at Hunterdon 911 Communications Center

    FRANKLIN TWP. — Erection of a new radio tower is under way at the at the county 911 Communications Center in Cherryville. The nearly $315,000 project will have a new 200-foot-tall tower with antennas constructed. It is replacing one...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Hunterdon County Democrat


  1. Photograph: Chris Jackson/Getty "I thought there was a seven-second delay," Rivers told "They earlier showed a picture of a man with an obvious erection under his coat so I thought it would be all right."
    on Jun 17, 2008 By: Joan Rivers Source: Defamer Australia

  2. "A man could perceive decreased blood flow to the penis as being a less strong, a weaker erection, and that may actually be one of the first indicators of blood vessel disease," said Ian Thompson, an expert in urology.
    on Oct 8, 2007 By: Ian Thompson Source: Times of India

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