1 the period after the Civil War in the United States when the southern states were reorganized and reintegrated into the Union; 1865-1877 [syn: Reconstruction Period]
2 the activity of constructing something again
3 an interpretation formed by piecing together bits of evidence
4 recall that is hypothesized to work by storing abstract features which are then used to construct the memory during recall [syn: reconstructive memory]
- A thing that has been reconstructed or restored to an earlier state.
- The act of restoring something to an earlier state.
- The reconstruction of the medieval bridge began last year.
- An attempt to understand in detail how certain events took
- The detective's reconstruction of what happened that night is dubious.
A thing that has been reconstructed or restored to an earlier state
The act of restoring something to an earlier state
An attempt to understand in detail how certain events took place
Reconstruction may refer to:
Politics and sociology
- Reconstruction era of the United States, the period between 1863 or 1865 to 1877 when the US government focused on resolving the consequences and aftermath of the American Civil War (1861–1865); especially this period within the former confederate states.
- Ministry of Reconstruction, a department of the United Kingdom government which existed for a period after both World War I and World War II.
- Critical reconstruction, a theory regarding the reconstruction of Berlin following the fall of the Berlin Wall.
- Reconstruction Finance Corporation, a United States government agency chartered in 1932 and dissolved during the late 1940s.
- Economic reconstruction.
- Reconstruction (law).
Arts and entertainment
- Reconstruction (band), featuring Jerry Garcia and John Kahn.
- "Reconstruction", a song by Matmos from the 2003 album The Civil War.
- Reconstruction, a 2001 film about the 1959 Ioanid Gang bank heist in Romania.
- "Reconstruction" (Jericho episode), the first episode of the second season of the TV series Jericho.
- Memorial reconstruction, theories regarding the 17th-century transcription of plays from memory by actors who had played parts in them.
- Doctor Who reconstructions, episodes of the TV series Doctor Who remade using soundtracks recorded by fans of the series and surviving visual material.
Science and computing
- Event reconstruction, the determination and interpretation of signals rendered by a particle detector.
- Crime reconstruction.
- Reconstruction conjecture, a conjecture in graph theory stating that graphs are determined uniquely by their subgraphs.
reconstruction, methods using projections of an object to
construct two and three-dimensional images of it.
- Reconstruction algorithm, an algorithm used in iterative reconstruction.
- Single particle reconstruction, the combination of multiple numbers of ostensibly identical images of molecules or macromolecular assemblies to produce a three-dimensional image.
- Vector field reconstruction, the creation of a vector field from experimental data (usually with the goal of finding a model of the system producing the data that is based on one or more differential equations).
- Cone beam reconstruction, a two-dimensional computational microtomography method.
- Ancestral reconstruction, the analysis of organisms' relationships via DNA and genome data.
- Surface reconstruction, the process by which atoms at the surface of a crystal assume a different structure from those within the crystal.
reconstruction in Czech: Rekonstrukce
reconstruction in French: Reconstruction
reconstruction in Dutch: Reconstructie
reconstruction in Japanese: 改造
reconstruction in Polish: Rekonstrukcja
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