Definition of Structure. Meaning of Structure. Synonyms of Structure

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Definition of Structure

Structure
Structure Struc"ture, n. [L. structura, from struere, structum, to arrange, build, construct; perhaps akin to E. strew: cf. F. structure. Cf. Construe, Destroy, Instrument, Obstruct.] 1. The act of building; the practice of erecting buildings; construction. [R.] His son builds on, and never is content Till the last farthing is in structure spent. --J. Dryden, Jr. 2. Manner of building; form; make; construction. Want of insight into the structure and constitution of the terraqueous globe. --Woodward. 3. Arrangement of parts, of organs, or of constituent particles, in a substance or body; as, the structure of a rock or a mineral; the structure of a sentence. It [basalt] has often a prismatic structure. --Dana. 4. (Biol.) Manner of organization; the arrangement of the different tissues or parts of animal and vegetable organisms; as, organic structure, or the structure of animals and plants; cellular structure. 5. That which is built; a building; esp., a building of some size or magnificence; an edifice. There stands a structure of majestic frame. --Pope. Columnar structure. See under Columnar.

Meaning of Structure from wikipedia

- minerals and chemicals. Abstract structures include data structures in computer science and musical form. Types of structure include a hierarchy (a cascade...
- data structure is a data organization, management, and storage format that enables efficient access and modification. More precisely, a data structure is...
- Deep structure and surface structure (also D-structure and S-structure, although these abbreviated forms are sometimes used with distinct meanings) concepts...
- crystallography, crystal structure is a description of the ordered arrangement of atoms, ions or molecules in a crystalline material. Ordered structures occur from...
- A nonbuilding structure, also referred to simply as a structure, refers to any body or system of connected parts used to support a load that was not designed...
- A structure fire is a fire involving the structural components of various types of residential, commercial or industrial buildings, such as barn fires...
- The Richat Structure, also called Guelb er Richât (Arabic قلب الريشات Qalb ar-Rīšāt), the Eye of Africa, Eye of Mauritania or Eye of the Sahara[circular...
- Urban structure is the arrangement of land use in urban areas, in other words, how the land use of a city is set out. Urban planners, economists, and...
- Opportunity structures, in sociology and related social science disciplines, are exogenous factors which limit or empower collective actors (social movements)...
- architectural structure sited to take advantage of a fine or scenic view. While a belvedere may be built in the upper part of a building the actual structure can...
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