[kuh n-struhk-shuh-nist] /kənˈstrʌk ʃə nɪst/
a person who construes or interprets, especially laws or the like, in a specific manner:
a strict constructionist.
(US) a person who interprets constitutional law in a certain way, esp strictly
1844, in reference to the U.S. Constitution, from construction + -ist. Usually with strict or loose.
noun, Finance. 1. a short-term loan to finance the building phase of a real-estate project. [teyk-out] /ˈteɪkˌaʊt/ noun 1. the act or fact of taking out. 2. something made to be taken out, especially food prepared in a store or restaurant to be carried out for consumption elsewhere. 3. Informal. a store, restaurant, or counter […]
noun 1. a heavy groundwood paper in sheets of various sizes and colors for use especially in making posters and cutouts.
- Constructive cost model
programming (COCOMO) A method for evaluating the cost of a software package proposed by Dr Barry Boehm. There are a number of different types: The Basic COCOMO Model estimates the effort required to develop software in three modes of development (Organic Mode, Semidetached Mode, or Embedded Mode) using only DSIs as an input. The Basic […]
[kuh n-struhk-tiv] /kənˈstrʌk tɪv/ adjective 1. or tending to ; helping to improve; promoting further development or advancement (opposed to ): constructive criticism. 2. of, relating to, or of the nature of ; . 3. deduced by inference or interpretation; inferential: constructive permission. 4. Law. denoting an act or condition not directly expressed but inferred […]