HyperDic: reconstruction

English > 4 senses of the word Reconstruction / reconstruction:
NOUNtimeReconstruction, Reconstruction Periodthe period after the American Civil War when the southern states were reorganized and reintegrated into the Union
actreconstructionthe activity of constructing something again
communicationreconstructionan interpretation formed by piecing together bits of evidence
cognitionreconstruction, reconstructive memoryrecall that is hypothesized to work by storing abstract features which are then used to construct the memory during recall
Reconstruction / reconstruction > pronunciation
Soundsriy.kahnstrah'kshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > Reconstruction: 4 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe period after the American Civil War when the southern states were reorganized and reintegrated into the Union; 1865-1877 .
SynonymReconstruction Period
Instance ofhistoric period, ageAn era of history having some distinctive feature
Spanishreconstrucción
English > reconstruction: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe activity of constructing something again.
NarrowermakeoverA complete reconstruction and renovation of something
re-formation, regenerationforming again (especially with improvements or removal of defects / defects)
reassembly, refabricationAssembling again
rebuildingbuilding again
Broaderrepair, fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending, reparationThe act of putting something in working order again
Spanishreconstrucción
Catalanreconstrucció
Verbsreconstructdo over, as of (part of) a house
reconstructbuild again
English > reconstruction: 4 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningAn interpretation formed by piecing together bits of evidence.
BroaderinterpretationAn explanation that results from interpreting something
Spanishreconstrucción
Catalanreconstrucció
English > reconstruction: 4 senses > noun 4, cognition
Meaningrecall that is hypothesized to work by storing abstract features which are then used to construct the memory during recall.
Synonymreconstructive memory
Broaderrecall, recollection, reminiscenceThe process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort)
Spanishreconstrucción
Verbsreconstructreassemble mentally

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