under construction

Definition of under construction

  1. :  being built The new school is now under construction.

Word by Word Definitions

underplay
  1. :  in or into a position below or beneath something

    :  below or short of some quantity, level, or limit

    :  in or into a condition of subjection, subordination, or unconsciousness

  1. :  below or beneath so as to be overhung, surmounted, covered, protected, or concealed by

    :  subject to the authority, control, guidance, or instruction of

    :  receiving or undergoing the action or effect of

  1. :  lower in rank or authority :  subordinate

constructionplay
  1. :  the act or result of construing, interpreting, or explaining

    :  the process, art, or manner of constructing something

    :  a thing constructed


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up under construction? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).