Definitions for Architectureˈɑr kɪˌtɛk tʃər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ar•chi•tec•tureˈɑr kɪˌtɛk tʃər(n.)

  1. the profession of designing buildings, open areas, communities, and other artificial constructions and environments.

    Category: Architecture

  2. the character or style of building:

    Romanesque architecture.

    Category: Architecture

  3. the action or process of building; construction.

    Category: Architecture

  4. the result or product of architectural work.

    Category: Architecture

  5. buildings collectively.

    Category: Architecture

  6. the structure of something:

    the architecture of a novel.

  7. a fundamental underlying design of computer hardware, software, or both.

    Category: Computers

Origin of architecture:

1555–65; (< MF) < L architectūra. See architect , -ure

Princeton's WordNet

  1. architecture(noun)

    an architectural product or work

  2. architecture(noun)

    the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings

    "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"

  3. architecture(noun)

    the profession of designing buildings and environments with consideration for their esthetic effect

  4. computer architecture, architecture(noun)

    (computer science) the structure and organization of a computer's hardware or system software

    "the architecture of a computer's system software"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. architecture(noun)ˈɑr kɪˌtɛk tʃər

    a style of building

    Flemish architecture

  2. architectureˈɑr kɪˌtɛk tʃər

    the study of building design

    He's studying architecture.


  1. architecture(Noun)

    The art and science of designing buildings and other structures.

    The architecture throughout NYC is amazing.

  2. architecture(Noun)

    The profession of an architect.

  3. architecture(Noun)

    Any particular style of building design.

  4. architecture(Noun)

    A unifying structure.

  5. architecture(Noun)

    A specific model of a microchip or CPU.

    The Intel architectures have more software written for them.

  6. architecture(Noun)

    The structure and design of a system or product.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Architecture(noun)

    the art or science of building; especially, the art of building houses, churches, bridges, and other structures, for the purposes of civil life; -- often called civil architecture

  2. Architecture(noun)

    construction, in a more general sense; frame or structure; workmanship

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. architecture

    A framework or structure that portrays relationships among all the elements of the subject force, system, or activity.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Architecture' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3445

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Architecture' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4216

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Architecture' in Nouns Frequency: #1386

Translations for Architecture

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the art of designing buildings

He's studying architecture; modern architecture.

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