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construct (something) from (something)

To build something from certain materials or items. We constructed our solar system from foam balls and popsicle sticks—what did you guys use?
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construct something from something

 and construct something out of something
to build something using something. Do you want to construct the house from wood? Shall we construct the building out of stone?
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However, there is research that contradicts the belief that students' performance and social goals are a single construct.
We conducted initial experiments to characterize the hormone responsiveness of the transiently transfected PEPCK-Luc construct in this system.
By mixing and matching sensors that respond to different gases or ions with tissues that are especially endowed with specific enzymatic systems, Rechnitz says, it is possible to construct many biosensors that respond to only one or a few biomolecules.
The students must master dispersed teamwork as a basic construct of the change-based work environment "as more and more organizations reengineer themselves into what are, in effect, collections of projects and task forces .
For example, in systems theory of career development, Patton a nd McMahon (1999) attempted to incorporate some key constructs from major career theories (e.
For each of the constructs (except for Interest), to each of the items dealing with the construct (which is called "regular" dimension) an item of the type "I liked/disliked this" was used (called "Liking" dimension).
The North Fayette County Municipal Authority: $3,804,039 loan to construct five storage tanks, replace river crossing to the recently acquired Upper Tyrone Water System along with the acquisition of the Redstone Division of the Redstone Water Company and related waterline extension and line replacements in the villages of Rowes Run, Smock, and Grindstone.
construct 13,500 LF of 8 /12 sewer main; construct 100 LF 2 force main; construct 200 LF of 15 storm sewer; construct 37,500 LF of 6 sewer services; valves, manholes, and inlets; remove/replace 35,000 SY of asphalt pavement.
ISLAMABAD -- The Ministry of Water and Power is planning to construct three dams to meet energy requirements of the country.
A Ministry of Housing plan to construct 175,000 new housing units in 25 Egyptian governorates over the coming fiscal year to combat high population density plan will be implemented over a period of 5 years, during which 850,000 new units will be constructed and an additional 150,000 slum units replaced and converted
Synthetic materials ensure the strength of the construct and natural gel materials provide an environment that promotes cell growth.
The confusion continues today as exemplified by Reber and Reber (2001) who state in their psychological dictionary that "one infers a construct whenever one can establish a relationship between several objects or events" (p.
The most contentious issue appears to be a lack of consensus between the antecedents of trust and the construct of trust itself (Bhattacharya, Devinney, & Pilluta, 1998; Gill et al.
It was concluded that the single factor found across separate measures used in previous research appear to assess the higher-order construct known as noctcaelador.