Meaning of “erection” in the English Dictionary

"erection" in British English

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uk /ɪˈrek.ʃən/ us /ɪˈrek.ʃən/

erection noun (PENIS)

[ C ] When a man has an erection, his penis is temporarily harder and bigger than usual and points up:

to get/have an erection

(Definition of “erection” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)