from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of fabricating, framing, or constructing; construction; manufacture
- n. That which is fabricated; a falsehood
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of fabricating, framing, or constructing; construction; manufacture.
- n. That which is fabricated; a falsehood.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of framing or constructing; construction; formation; manufacture.
- n. The act of devising or contriving falsely; fictitious invention; forgery: as, the fabrication of testimony; the fabrication of a report.
- n. That which is fabricated; especially, a falsely contrived representation or statement; a falsehood: as, the story is a fabrication.
- n. Synonyms Fiction, figment, invention, fable, forgery, coinage.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of making something (a product) from raw materials
- n. the act of constructing something (as a piece of machinery)
- n. writing in a fictional form
- n. the deliberate act of deviating from the truth
- n. a deliberately false or improbable account
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Another difference is that I don't see this, um, "talent" of Brown's to be a good thing, based as it is in fabrication and flattery.
If proven, McClanahan's fabrication is an insult to the real heroes in the Army today - brave warriors whose deeds go completely unnoticed by the American public.
“DRI DUCK works with conservation groups through a variety of alliances and as a result, our design fabrication is the most authentic representation and it serves as a voice for the endangered,” said Cathy Groves, Vice President Marketing for DRI DUCK.
The only fabrication is the story the Clinton campaign is telling about it.
Even if you think the bible is a total fabrication from the first word on, you can't deny that it is absolutely central to western thought and -- more specifically -- western literature.
I mind that he engages in fabrication to make points.
Pre-fabrication is one option to make things a little better.
In 2005 864.4 million ounces of silver were used in fabrication and a further 47.5 million were purchased as investments.
And this latest fabrication is yet another illustration of their (the Republican administration's) unwillingness to except reality.
Similar imbalances afflict semiconductors—an industry in which the requisite state-of-the-art fabs as they call fabrication plants can easily cost more than $1 billion apiece to build.