Lewis & Short

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in-structĭo, ōnis, f., a constructing, erecting, building.

  1. I. Lit.: novi balinei, Trajan. ad Plin. Ep. 10, 35: tubulorum in cloacas, i. e. a sinking into, insertion, Vitr. 5, 9.
    1. B. Transf., an arranging, planting, setting in array: signorum, Cic. Caec. 15, 43; cf. Front. Strat. 2, 3, 4: militum, Auct. Her. 3, 10, 18.
      In plur., Amm. 28, 1.
  2. II. Trop., instruction (syn.: doctrina, institutio, disciplina): futuri temporis pro instructione (al. per structionem), Arn. 5, 167.