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Constructor  n.  A constructer.






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"Constructor" Quotes from Famous Books



... stop and think. And Hank Odell with a busted shoulder. Captain Paul Beck once told me he believed it was mostly carelessness, these accidents, and he certainly is a good observer, but when I think of a careful constructor like Nieuport—— ...
— The Trail of the Hawk - A Comedy of the Seriousness of Life • Sinclair Lewis

... founder, the patternmaker, and other workers at the trades, for the proper construction of the machinery and structures designed by him. He is himself, in so far as he is an engineer, a designer of constructions, not a constructor. He often combines, however, the functions of the engineer, the builder, the manufacturer, and the dealer, in his own person. No man can carry on, successfully, any business in which he is not at ...
— Scientific American Supplement, No. 433, April 19, 1884 • Various

... really convince are those uttered by the characters in their own persons. And as to ‘Wuthering Heights,’ a story which could not, of course, be told in one autobiography, the method of telling it by means of a group of autobiographies, though clumsy enough from the constructor’s point, was yet just as effective as a more artistic method. And it was true instinct of genius that led Emily Brontë to adopt the autobiographic method even under these ...
— Old Familiar Faces • Theodore Watts-Dunton



Words linked to "Constructor" :   home-builder, shipbuilder, construct, builder, jerry-builder, homebuilder, housebuilder



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