What does Architecture mean?

Definitions for Architecture
ˈɑr kɪˌtɛk tʃərAr·chi·tec·ture

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. architecturenoun

    an architectural product or work

  2. architecturenoun

    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. architecturenoun

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

  4. computer architecture, architecturenoun

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

    "the architecture of a computer's system software"

Wiktionary

  1. architecturenoun

    The art and science of designing buildings and other structures.

    The architecture throughout NYC is amazing.

  2. architecturenoun

    The profession of an architect.

  3. architecturenoun

    Any particular style of building design.

  4. architecturenoun

    A unifying structure.

  5. architecturenoun

    A specific model of a microchip or CPU.

    The Intel architectures have more software written for them.

  6. architecturenoun

    The structure and design of a system or product.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Architecturenoun

    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

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

  2. Architecturenoun

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

    Etymology: [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.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. architecture

    See NAVAL ARCHITECTURE.

Editors Contribution

  1. architecture

    The intuitive ability, art, experience, knowledge, science, skills and mind to create, design, build and construct.

    Some buildings when you look at them you just see amazing architecture, the blend of angles, colors, style, design and materials are amazing.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 24, 2020  

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

How to pronounce Architecture?

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    Veena
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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

Examples of Architecture in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji:

    The unique architecture, lighting and patterns presented in the Iranian baths catches the eye at first glance.

  3. George Beebe:

    Most Russians see U.S. relations as a fundamental source of the relationship's problems, in their view, Washington grew too ambitious in the aftermath of the Cold War. It attempted to remake Russia and remake the world according to American preferences and this from the Russian point of view proved to be disastrous.It helped to produce the collapse of the Russian state during the 1990s. It led to destabilizing wars in the Middle East and Central Asia. It produced a long series of punitive sanctions by the U.S. meant to coerce Moscow into submission.And rather than pursuing Gorbachev's bold vision of a common European home that included Russia in the broad security architecture, the U.S. opted to make NATO the foundation for European security, to bring NATO closer to Russia's borders.

  4. Felix Chami:

    When the Portuguese first arrived they said the development of architecture here was equal to that found in the Mediterranean world, but the Africanness of the mosque and buildings at Kilwa Kiliwani can be identified by the the local material the local technologies used.

  5. Theaster Gates:

    I'm not trained as an architect, but I think about buildings a lot, architecture becomes a much more complex envelope, an envelope that can carry both the high and the low, the international and the very local, the rich and the poor. It's only when those things start to conflate in really beautiful ways that I think we can have a redeemed, redemptive architecture.

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