Erection vs Benin - What's the difference?

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  • (uncountable) The act of building]] or putting up or together of something; construction. [[File:Marquee,, thumb, Erection of a large tent
  • (countable) Anything erected or built.
  • The Empire State Building was once the world's tallest erection .
  • (uncountable, physiology) The physiological process by which erectile tissue, such as a penis or clitoris, becomes erect by being engorged with blood.
  • * 1997 , Alan Hyde, Bodies of Law , Princeton University Press (1997), ISBN 9781400822317, page 175:
  • I think that the case also demonstrates some singular aspects of the penis as a narrator of tales, specifically the way in which the erection of a penis falls outside a man's conscious control and therefore threatens a carefully constructed master legal narrative in which bodily self-control graphically represents the self-government contemplated by a democratic legal society.
  • * 2006 , Lori Marso, Feminist Thinkers and the Demands of Femininity: The Lives and Work of Intellectual Women , Routledge (2006), ISBN 0415979269, unnumbered pages (quoting Simone Beauvoir):
  • There are men who say they cannot bear to show themselves naked before women unless in a state of erection; and indeed through erection the flesh becomes activity, potency,
  • * 2007 , Edward J. Behrend-Martinez, Unfit for Marriage: Impotent Spouses on Trial in the Basque Region of Spain, 1650-1750 , University of Nevada Press (2007), ISBN 9780874176995, page 14:
  • A marriage was only consummated via erection , penetration, and insemination intra vas .
  • (uncountable, physiology, of a penis or clitoris) The state or quality of being erect from engorgement with blood.
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  • * 2008 , Robert Crooks & Karla Baur, Our Sexuality , Thomson Wadsworth (2008), ISBN 9780495095545, page 163:
  • Older men typically require longer periods of time to achieve erection and reach orgasm.
  • * 2011 , Alan L. Rubin, Diabetes for Dummies , Wiley Publishing, Inc. (2008), ISBN 9780470270868, page 104:
  • A very rare complication is priapism , where the penis maintains its erection for many hours.
  • (countable) A penis or clitoris that is erect.
  • He placed his newspaper on his lap to hide his erection .
  • * 2002 , Marguerite Crump, No B.O.!: The Head-to-Toe Book of Hygiene for Preteens , Free Spirit Publishing (2005), ISBN 9781575427003, page 85:
  • The surge of hormones during puberty means you might have lots of erections , even when you don't want them—like during school.
  • * 2006 , Abha Dawesar, That Summer in Paris , Anchor Books (2007), ISBN 9780307275455, page 259:
  • Prem was sure everyone could see his erection through his pants, everyone but Maya, who he had been careful to keep to his side all the time
  • * 2007 , Ken Follett, World Without End , Dutton (2007), ISBN 9780525950073, page 244:
  • He kissed her again, this time with a long, moist kiss that gave him an erection .


    * (act of building) building, construction. * (anything erected or built) building, construction. * (state of a penis being erect) see also . * (an erect penis) see also .





    (wikipedia Benin)

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A country in Western Africa. Official name: Republic of Benin.
  • Hypernyms


    See also

    * * (wikipedia "Benin") ----