What does structural mean?

Definitions for structuralˈstrʌk tʃər əl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word 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"


  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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of structural in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of structural in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alfred Korzybski, His book, Science And Sanity:

    Any proposition containing the word "is" creates a linguistical structural confusion which will eventually give birth to serious fallacies.

  2. Li Xunlei:

    GDP growth is near 7 percent which is at a dangerous level given it could still go even lower due to structural reforms, the rate cut helped boost confidence in next year's growth outlook.

  3. Ian Russell:

    The conflation of poor business conditions, widespread structural change in capital markets, and regulatory reform, has forced adjustments in the structural framework of the venture marketplace.

  4. Joseph Schuster:

    People are moving from fast food to specialty restaurants, It's a long-term structural trend and some of these specialty IPOs fit that niche very well and there is strong underpinning demand for these deals.

  5. Zhou Xiaochoan:

    If the government pursues too high a growth rate, it will postpone necessary structural reform, what people care more about now is structural reform. We'd like to sacrifice a little bit lower growth rate as long as we have structural reform.

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