Noun reconstruction has 4 senses
  1. Reconstruction, Reconstruction Period - the period after the Civil War in the United States when the southern states were reorganized and reintegrated into the Union; 1865-1877
    --1 is a kind of historic period, age
  2. reconstruction - the activity of constructing something again
    --2 is a kind of
    repair, fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending, reparation
    --2 has particulars:
     makeover; reassembly, refabrication; re-formation, regeneration; rebuilding
    Derived forms: verb reconstruct2, verb reconstruct5
  3. reconstruction - an interpretation formed by piecing together bits of evidence
    --3 is a kind of
  4. reconstruction, reconstructive memory - recall that is hypothesized to work by storing abstract features which are then used to construct the memory during recall
    --4 is a kind of recall, recollection, reminiscence
    Derived form: verb reconstruct1