What does architecture mean?

Definitions for architecture
ˈɑr kɪˌtɛk tʃərar·chi·tec·ture

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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

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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. Amit Gupta:

    The architecture industry here is transforming, and the economic spike in recent years has really increased the demand for new buildings.

  2. Helge Braun:

    We will back a decentralized architecture that will only store contacts on devices. That is good for trust.

  3. Alfredo Barrera Rubio:

    We know very little about the architectural characteristics of this region, so one of our main objectives, as well as the protection and restoration of cultural heritage, is the study of the architecture of Kulub.

  4. Philip Johnson:

    ARCHITECTURE, n The art of how to waste space.

  5. David Plascencia:

    The Riverwalk and Chicago River cleanup have proved what is possible when everyone pulls together, there's still a way to go, but hopefully Chicago will soon be as famous for its livability as its architecture.

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