erectness
noun see erect I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Erectness — E*rect ness, n. Uprightness of posture or form. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • erectness — erect ► ADJECTIVE 1) rigidly upright or straight. 2) (of a body part) enlarged and rigid, especially in sexual excitement. ► VERB 1) construct (a building, wall, etc.). 2) create or establish (a theory or system). DERIVATIVES erectly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • erectness — See erectable. * * * …   Universalium

  • erectness — noun The state of being erect, or of having an erect posture …   Wiktionary

  • erectness — e rect·ness || nɪs n. quality of being distended and rigid; uprightness, verticalness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • erectness — erect·ness …   English syllables

  • erectness — noun 1. the property of being upright in posture • Syn: ↑uprightness • Derivationally related forms: ↑upright (for: ↑uprightness), ↑erect • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • uprightness — noun 1. the property of being upright in posture • Syn: ↑erectness • Derivationally related forms: ↑upright, ↑erect (for: ↑erectness) • Hypernyms: ↑stance …   Useful english dictionary

  • Verticality — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Verticality >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 verticality verticality Sgm: N 1 erectness erectness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 perpendicularity perpendicularity &c. 216a Sgm: N 1 right angle right angle normal Sgm …   English dictionary for students

  • verticality — noun position at right angles to the horizon • Syn: ↑verticalness, ↑erectness, ↑uprightness • Derivationally related forms: ↑upright (for: ↑uprightness), ↑erect ( …   Useful english dictionary

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