Definition of Constructor

1. Noun. Someone who contracts for and supervises construction (as of a building).

Definition of Constructor

1. n. A constructer.

Definition of Constructor

1. Noun. A person who, or thing that constructs ¹

2. Noun. (programming) A class method (in object-oriented programming) that creates and initializes each instance of an object ¹

3. Noun. ''(motorsport)'' A company or individual who builds racing vehicles. In Formula One, constructor status is strictly defined by the rules, but in other motorsports the term is merely a descriptor. Depending on the racing rules, some constructors (e.g. Cosworth) may provide vehicles to racing teams who are not themselves constructors , while others are both teams and constructors (Ducati Corse, Scuderia Ferrari). ¹

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Definition of Constructor

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Constructor

constructive fraud
constructive logic
constructive memories
constructive memory
constructive metabolism
constructive notice
constructive possession
constructive trust
constructive trusts
constructor (current term)
construe with

Literary usage of Constructor

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1860)
"For pay of naval constructor, two thousand three hundred dollars; For pay of inspector of timber, one thousand and fifty dollars; For pay of clerk of the ..."

2. Battles and Leaders of the Civil War by Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buel (1887)
"In reply to my suggestion that Naval-constructor John L. Porter and ... respects according to the design and plan* of the constructor and engineer, Messrs. ..."

3. Encyclopaedia of Ships and Shipping by Herbert B. Mason (1908)
"After completing the course, and successfully passing the necessary examinations, he, in 1890, was appointed Assistant constructor at Portsmouth Dockyard, ..."

4. An Exposition of the Errors and Fallacies in Rear-Admiral Ammen's Pamphlet by Elmer Lawrence Corthell, James Buchanan Eads, Ulysses Simpson Grant (1886)
"D. Wilson, the present Chief constructor of the US Navy ; Commodore JW Easby, late Chief constructor US Navy ; Mr. Nathaniel Barnaby, Chief constructor ..."

5. The Statutes at Large and Treaties of the United States of America from by United States (1862)
"For pay of storekeeper, naval constructor, inspector of timber, clerk to the yard, clerk to the commandant, clerk to the storekeeper, clerk to the naval ..."

6. Towards SQL Database Language Extensions for Geographic Information Systems edited by Vincent B. Robinson, Henry Tom (1993)
"5.3 Geometry constructor The <geometry constructor is used to specify <literal>'s of type GEOMETRY. <geometry constructor ::= <geometry constructor item> I ..."

7. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1868)
"By EJ REED, Chief constructor of the Navy. Communicated by Prof. GG STOKES, Sec. RS Received March 3, 1868. (Abstract.) The object of the Paper is to show ..."

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