Definitions for structure
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word structure.
a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts
"the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
the manner of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts
"artists must study the structure of the human body"; "the structure of the benzene molecule"
the complex composition of knowledge as elements and their combinations
"his lectures have no structure"
structure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structurenoun
a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing
"he has good bone structure"
social organization, social organisation, social structure, social system, structureverb
the people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships
"the social organization of England and America is very different"; "sociologists have studied the changing structure of the family"
give a structure to
"I need to structure my days"
A cohesive whole built up of distinct parts.
The birds had built an amazing structure out of sticks and various discarded items.
The underlying shape of a solid.
He studied the structure of her face.
The overall form or organization of something.
A set of rules defining behaviour.
For some, the structure of school life was oppressive.
Several pieces of data treated as a unit.
This structure contains both date and timezone information.
Underwater terrain or objects (such as a dead tree or a submerged car) that tend to attract fish
There's lots of structure to be fished along the west shore of the lake; the impoundment submerged a town there when it was built.
A body, such as a political party, with a cohesive purpose or outlook.
The South African leader went off to consult with the structures.
A set along with a collection of finitary functions and relations.
To give structure to; to arrange.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: structure, Fr. structura, from structus, Latin.
His son builds on, and never is content,
Till the last farthing is in structure spent. John Dryden.
Several have gone about to inform them, but for want of insight into the structure and constitution of the terraqueous globe, have not given satisfaction. John Woodward.
Ecbatana her structure vast there shews,
And Hecatompylos her hundred gates. John Milton.
High on a rock of ice the structure lay. Alexander Pope.
There stands a structure of majestick frame. Alexander Pope.
the act of building; the practice of erecting buildings; construction
manner of building; form; make; construction
arrangement of parts, of organs, or of constituent particles, in a substance or body; as, the structure of a rock or a mineral; the structure of a sentence
manner of organization; the arrangement of the different tissues or parts of animal and vegetable organisms; as, organic structure, or the structure of animals and plants; cellular structure
that which is built; a building; esp., a building of some size or magnificence; an edifice
Etymology: [L. structura, from struere, structum, to arrange, build, construct; perhaps akin to E. strew: cf. F. structure. Cf. Construe, Destroy, Instrument, Obstruct.]
Structure is a fundamental, tangible or intangible notion referring to the recognition, observation, nature, and permanence of patterns and relationships of entities. This notion may itself be an object, such as a built structure, or an attribute, such as the structure of society. From a child's verbal description of a snowflake, to the detailed scientific analysis of the properties of magnetic fields, the concept of structure is now often an essential foundation of nearly every mode of inquiry and discovery in science, philosophy, and art. In early 20th-century and earlier thought, form often plays a role comparable to that of structure in contemporary thought. The neo-Kantianism of Ernst Cassirer is sometimes regarded as a precursor of the later shift to structuralism and poststructuralism. The description of structure implicitly offers an account of what a system is made of: a configuration of items, a collection of inter-related components or services. A structure may be a hierarchy, a network featuring many-to-many links, or a lattice featuring connections between components that are neighbors in space.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
struk′tūr, n. manner of building: construction: a building, esp. one of large size: arrangement of parts or of particles in a substance: manner of organisation: an organic form.—adj. Struc′tūral, morphological.—n. Structūralisā′tion.—adv. Struc′tūrally, in a structural manner.—adjs. Struc′tured, having a certain structure; Struc′tureless.—adv. Struc′turely, in structure, by construction.—n. Struc′tūrist, one who rears structures. [L. structura—struĕre, structum, to build.]
A number of materials, mechanisms, methods to construct.
The structure of the house was known and created with efficiency.
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The various elements of a whole, how the elements connect and their purpose.
The structure of the property is accurate and demonstrates excellent architectural structures.
Submitted by MaryC on January 24, 2020
To feel, know and understand intuitively what is required and how every facet connects together and works.
The organisation structure is logical, rational, easy and simple.
Submitted by MaryC on January 24, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'structure' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #720
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Rank popularity for the word 'structure' in Written Corpus Frequency: #965
Rank popularity for the word 'structure' in Nouns Frequency: #211
The numerical value of structure in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of structure in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
These compact remnants of dead stars show a fundamentally different distribution and structure to the visible galaxy, the ‘height’ of the galactic underworld is over three times larger in the Milky Way itself. And an amazing 30 percent of objects have been completely ejected from the galaxy.
The Excalibur is a very unique climbing wall, instead of being vertical, it has a high-gradient overhand to it – the structure seems almost alien.
I was afraid to, one, get out of shape, and, two, I'm staying inside and working on my computer all day, i needed a change, and I needed structure to my life.
Largely because of the challenge of the direct listing structure, we are seeing real innovations in IPO practice.
The cost of not having a good census is really high, it means chambers of commerce miscalculated the age structure of their cities and towns -- and guess what, they planned for a much younger audience or a much older audience, and they're wrong.
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Translations for structure
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- estructuraCatalan, Valencian
- strukturieren, StrukturGerman
- rakennelma, järjestelmä, rakenneFinnish
- dèanamh, togailScottish Gaelic
- מתכונת, מבנה, תצורה, מסגרתHebrew
- striktiHaitian Creole
- struktúra, szervezet, felépítés, szerkezetHungarian
- 構造, 構造体Japanese
- struktur, rangkaMalay
- structureren, structuurDutch
- estruturar, registro, estruturaPortuguese
- strukturera, strukturSwedish
- cấu trúcVietnamese
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