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English definition of “erect”

erect

adjective     /ɪˈrekt/
standing with your back and neck very straight : He's very tall and erect for his 78 years .Describing angles, lines and orientations When a part of the body , especially soft tissue , is erect, it is harder and bigger than usual , often pointing out or up: an erect penis erect nipples Hard and firm
(Definition of erect adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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