Examples of reconstruction in a Sentence
the reconstruction of the dam
the reconstruction of postwar Europe
reconstruction of the health-care system
They were able to determine the cause of the accident by careful reconstruction of the events leading up to it.
The police staged a reconstruction of the crime.
Recent Examples of reconstruction from the Web
The Glenview Road streetscape project was scheduled to resume Monday and the Harlem Avenue reconstruction project will resume later this month after being put on hold during the state budget impasse, a village spokeswoman said Friday.
Other reconstruction operations are proceeding slowly, too.
The digital reconstructions give new life to these ancient remains.
But once again, reconstruction is a distant prospect.
This is the second time that RCI won the top rank in its bid for the marinas’ reconstruction.
As George Dvorsky reports for Gizmodo, researchers at John Moore University in Liverpool have created a 3-D reconstruction of the man’s face, offering a rare depiction of an ordinary Dubliner from centuries past.
The sheriff department's accident reconstruction team was called to the scene and continues its investigation, and additional toxicology results are pending, Erow said.
That played out in a sense of deconstruction and reconstruction throughout.
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First Known Use of reconstruction
RECONSTRUCTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reconstruction for English Language Learners
: the act or process of building something that was damaged or destroyed again
: the process of putting something (such as a country) back into a good condition
: a process in which an event or series of events is carefully examined in order to find out or show exactly what happened
Legal Definition of reconstruction
1 : a rebuilding of a nonfunctional patented article that amounts to creation of a new article and constitutes infringement of the patent the complete replacement of the mechanism was a reconstruction and not a repair
2 : the practice or process of recreating an incident (as an accident) for the purpose of investigating the specific facts and circumstances surrounding it heard testimony on the speed of the vehicle from an expert in accident reconstruction
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