Definitions for structuralˈstrʌk tʃər əl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

struc•tur•alˈstrʌk tʃər əl(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to structure, structures, or construction.

  2. pertaining to organic structure; morphological.

    Category: Biology

  3. of or pertaining to geological structure, as of rock.

    Category: Geology

  4. pertaining to or showing the arrangement or mode of attachment of the atoms that constitute a molecule of a substance.

    Category: Chemistry

  5. resulting from the existing political or economic structure:

    structural unemployment.

    Category: Sociology

  6. pertaining to or based on the assumption that the elements of a field of study are arranged in a systematic manner.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of structural:



Princeton's WordNet

  1. structural(adj)

    relating to or caused by structure, especially political or economic structure

    "structural unemployment in a technological society"

  2. structural(adj)

    relating to or having or characterized by structure

    "structural engineer"; "structural errors"; "structural simplicity"

  3. structural(adj)

    affecting or involved in structure or construction

    "the structural details of a house such as beams and joists and rafters; not ornamental elements"; "structural damage"

  4. structural(adj)

    concerned with systematic structure in a particular field of study

  5. geomorphologic, geomorphological, morphologic, morphological, structural(adj)

    pertaining to geological structure

    "geomorphological features of the Black Hills"; "morphological features of granite"; "structural effects of folding and faulting of the earth's surface"

  6. morphologic, morphological, structural(adj)

    relating to or concerned with the morphology of plants and animals

    "morphological differences"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. structural(adjective)ˈstrʌk tʃər əl

    relating to how sth is built or organized

    the bridge's structural faults; structural changes in the management of the company; a structurally sound building


  1. structural(Adjective)

    Of, relating to, or having structure

  2. structural(Adjective)

    Used in building.

  3. Origin: 19th century;

Webster Dictionary

  1. Structural(adj)

    of or pertaining to structure; affecting structure; as, a structural error

  2. Structural(adj)

    of or pertaining to organit structure; as, a structural element or cell; the structural peculiarities of an animal or a plant

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'structural' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3551

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'structural' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4718

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'structural' in Adjectives Frequency: #479

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of structure

You must get permission before making structural alterations to your house.

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