What does architecture mean?

Definitions for architectureˈɑr kɪˌtɛk tʃər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word architecture.

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"

Wiktionary

  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

  3. Origin: [L. architectura, fr. architectus: cf. F. architecture. See Architect.]

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of architecture in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of architecture in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Johann von Goethe:

    I call architecture frozen music.

  2. Gilbert Keith Chesterton:

    All architecture is great architecture after sunset perhaps architecture is really a nocturnal art, like the art of fireworks.

  3. Thomas Prendergast:

    Fifty years after it opened, the longest vehicular suspension bridge in the United States remains an incredible achievement of engineering and architecture.

  4. Frank Lloyd Wright:

    Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.

  5. Dan Cruickshank:

    In short, the building becomes a theatrical demonstration of its functional ideal. In this romanticism, High-Tech architecture is, of course, no different in spirit-if totally different in form-from all the romantic architecture of the past.

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