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Definitions of erect:

part of speech: adjective

Upright: directed upward: unshaken: bold.

part of speech: adverb


part of speech: adjective

In a perpendicular position; upright; firm, unshaken, or bold.

part of speech: adjective


part of speech: noun


part of speech: verb

To raise; to set up; to build; to found or establish.

part of speech: verb transitive

To construct; build; raise; establish.

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water wheel

A machine for raising water in large quantities; a wheel moved by water, and employed to set machinery in motion- overshot, when the water acts on the wheel from above- undershot, when the water acts below on the lower part of the wheel- rim- breast, when the water acts on a part of the wheel- rim near the axis. ...

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