What is construct?

  • (verb): Create by organizing and linking ideas, arguments, or concepts.
    Example: "Construct a proof"; "construct an argument"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on construct:

Construct State - Berber
... In Berber, the construct state is used for the possessor, for objects of prepositions, nouns following numerals, and subjects occurring before their verb (modified from the normal VSO order) ... In some cases, (not) applying the construct state could completely alter the meaning of the phrase ... In the intransitive case, the construct state is required for the subject ...
Suffixes In Hebrew - Construct Form
... ת (Tav) Changes a singular feminine noun to the construct form ... Torat Moshe (Torah of Moses) י (Yud) Changes a plural masculine noun to the construct form ...
Multitrait-multimethod Matrix
... The multitrait-multimethod (MTMM) matrix is an approach to examining Construct Validity developed by Campbell and Fiske(1959) ... are six major considerations when examining a construct's validity through the MTMM matrix, which are as follows 1 ... Evaluation of convergent validity — Tests designed to measure the same construct should correlate highly amongst themselves ...
Construct (software)
... Construct is a free, open source DirectX game creator ... On April 20th 2013, Scirra announced Construct Classic had been retired in order to focus on Construct 2 ...
Test Validity
... the concept into various "validities" (such as content validity, criterion validity, and construct validity), the currently dominant view is that validity is a single unitary construct ... Though many textbooks present validity as a static construct, various models of validity have evolved since the first published recommendations for constructing ... types of validity, and modern models, which present validity as a single construct ...

More definitions of "construct":

  • (verb): Draw with suitable instruments and under specified conditions.
    Example: "Construct an equilateral triangle"
  • (verb): Create by linking linguistic units.
    Example: "Construct a sentence"; "construct a paragraph"
  • (verb): Make by combining materials and parts.
    Synonyms: build, make
  • (noun): An abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances.
    Synonyms: concept, conception

Famous quotes containing the word construct:

    And it has to find what will suffice. It has
    To construct a new stage.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    Those are my enemies: they want to overthrow and to construct nothing themselves. They say: “All that is worthless”—and want to create no value themselves.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    ... goodness is of a modest nature, easily discouraged, and when much elbowed in early life by unabashed vices, is apt to retire into extreme privacy, so that it is more easily believed in by those who construct a selfish old gentleman theoretically, than by those who form the narrower judgments based on his personal acquaintance.
    George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)