Meaning of erection


Pronunciation: (i-rek'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of erecting.
  2. the state of being erected.
  3. something erected, as a building or other structure.
  4. a distended and rigid state of an organ or part containing erectile tissue, esp. of the penis or the clitoris.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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