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Noun
/ˌrēkənˈstrəkSHən/,
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reconstructions, plural;
  1. The action or process of reconstructing or being reconstructed
    • - the economic reconstruction of Russia
    • - reconstruction work
  2. A thing that has been rebuilt after being damaged or destroyed
    • - comparison between the original and the reconstruction
  3. An impression, model, or reenactment of a past event formed from the available evidence
    • - a reconstruction of the accident would be staged to try to discover the cause of the tragedy
  4. The period 1865–77 following the Civil War, during which the states of the Confederacy were controlled by federal government and social legislation, including the granting of new rights to African-Americans, was introduced


  1. the period after the American Civil War when the southern states were reorganized and reintegrated into the Union; 1865-1877
  2. the activity of constructing something again
  3. an interpretation formed by piecing together bits of evidence
  4. recall that is hypothesized to work by storing abstract features which are then used to construct the memory during recall
  5. reassemble mentally; "reconstruct the events of 20 years ago"
  6. (reconstruct) rebuild: build again; "The house was rebuild after it was hit by a bomb"
  7. ReConStruction is the 10th occasional North American Science Fiction Convention. It was held in Raleigh, North Carolina, on August 5-8, 2010, at the Raleigh Convention Center, Marriott City Center, and the Downtown Raleigh Sheraton. ...
  8. Reconstruction is a 2001 documentary made by Irene Lusztig that investigates the Ioanid Gang bank heist committed in 1959 in Communist Romania. The film focuses on Monica Sevianu, Lusztig's grandmother, and the only female involved in the heist.
  9. Reconstruction is the psychological romantic drama film and the debut of Christoffer Boe, who also wrote the screenplay together with Mogens Rukov. ...
  10. Reconstruction is an architectural term meaning returning a damaged building to a known earlier state by the introduction of new materials. It is related to the architectural concepts of restoration (repairing existing building fabric) and preservation (the prevention of further decay).
  11. Reconstruction was a band formed by John Kahn to occupy him while Jerry Garcia, his long-time musical collaborator, was busy with the Grateful Dead. The band's original guitar player was Jerry Miller, best-known for performing with Moby Grape. ...
  12. Crime scene reconstruction is the use of scientific methods, physical evidence, deductive reasoning, and their interrelationships to gain explicit knowledge of the series of events that surround the commission of a crime. ...
  13. (reconstruct) To construct again; to restore
  14. (Reconstruct) A term used to describe a road project where the roadway is taken down to its base whereby necessary repairs can be made.
  15. (Reconstruct) Changing supports, changing support materials, rebuilding after major damage or collapse, changing support height, and adding a back-up face to an existing sign. Reconstructing an outdoor advertising sign requires a special permit; maintaining a sign does not.
  16. (Reconstruct) To re-create an historic building that has been damaged or destroyed; to erect a new structure resembling the old using historical, archaeological, architectural documents.
  17. A Reconstructed title is assigned to a vehicle previously titled as Salvage-Repairable and has been repaired and inspected. This title requires a sub-brand of Prior Fire, Vandalism, Collision, Theft or Flood.
  18. Reconstructed vehicles lose all identity as to make and model and do not carry the original make, year, and VIN. They usually have been reconstructed from various vehicles.
  19. (reconstructive) A surgical procedure or prosthetic device performed or created to correct abnormal structures of the body, caused by congenital defects, developmental abnormalities, trauma, infection, tumors, or disease. ...
  20. A term for the image of a (largely but not exclusively) historical flag that is based upon written sources only.
  21. Process of rebuilding a film from its various sound and visual elements. It may be done in a case where parts of a film have been newly recovered or rediscovered. An example is The Sentimental Bloke (1919).
  22. The construction of a new building on an old foundation or the slab of a building that was moved to a new location, destroyed, damaged, or demolished on its original site.
  23. The rebuilding, on the same lot, of housing standing on a site at the time of project commitment (see definition of "commitment" above). The number of housing units on the lot may not be changed as part of the reconstruction project, but the number of rooms per unit may change. ...
  24. A way to recreate the breast's shape after a natural breast has been removed. Various procedures are available, some of which involve the use of implants. May also be referred to as reconstruction mammoplasty.
  25. A term used to describe the time in American history directly after the Civil War during which the South was “reconstructed” by the North after its loss in the war.