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
Whiting and her colleagues first did a 3-D reconstruction of a wall using hundreds of photos at different angles.
Those fears are built upon an American history that reaches back to the curtailing of Reconstruction by violent white mobs, angry that black people had begun making gains in positions of leadership after the end of slavery.
Wisner Bridge: Lakebound traffic on Wisner Boulevard is being detoured to Desaix Boulevard and St. Bernard Avenue as the $19.5 million Wisner Bridge reconstruction project continues.
Geneva's first bicycles on parade event held 17 years ago became an attraction during the reconstruction of South Third Street.
A berth reconstruction and new cranes will allow the Port of Wilmington to handle larger 13,000-container ships by early next year, Ports Authority spokesman Cliff Pyron said.
U.S. 150 was closed nearby several hours while accident reconstruction teams investigated the scene.
Mid America, which owns the building, said Fresh Thyme initially wanted to repair the building itself, but Mid America took over the reconstruction by the middle of 2016.
Vann thanked participants involved in the reconstruction project and explained the cathedral’s meaning to the community.
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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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