structure

  • 1 structure — [ stryktyr ] n. f. • 1528; « construction » XIVe; lat. structura, de struere « construire » 1 ♦ Manière dont un édifice est construit; agencement des parties d un bâtiment. ⇒aussi superstructure. « L immobile structure des cathédrales »… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 structuré — structure [ stryktyr ] n. f. • 1528; « construction » XIVe; lat. structura, de struere « construire » 1 ♦ Manière dont un édifice est construit; agencement des parties d un bâtiment. ⇒aussi superstructure. « L immobile structure des cathédrales » …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 Structure — is a fundamental and sometimes intangible notion covering the recognition, observation, nature, and stability of patterns and relationships of entities. From a child s verbal description of a snowflake, to the detailed scientific analysis of the… …

    Wikipedia

  • 4 structure — structure, social structure A term loosely applied to any recurring pattern of social behaviour; or, more specifically, to the ordered interrelationships between the different elements of a social system or society . Thus, for example, the… …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 5 Structure — Struc ture, n. [L. structura, from struere, structum, to arrange, build, construct; perhaps akin to E. strew: cf. F. structure. Cf. {Construe}, {Destroy}, {Instrument}, {Obstruct}.] 1. The act of building; the practice of erecting buildings;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 structure — 1 *building, edifice, pile 2 Structure, anatomy, framework, skeleton are often used interchangeably. Structure is by far the richest in implications and the widest in its range of application. In general it denotes the formation, arrangement, and …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 structure — STRUCTURE. s. f. La maniere dont un edifice est basti. La structure de ce bastiment est agreable. ce Palais est d une structure solide. On dit, La structure du corps humain, pour dire, La maniere dont le corps humain est composé, dont les parties …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 8 structure — I (composition) noun arrangement, configuration, constitution, design, disposition, essence, fabric, form, formation, layout, make up, organization, pattern, plan, set up, shape, style, substance II (edifice) noun building, establishment,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 structure — [struk′chər] n. [ME < L structura < structus, pp. of struere, to heap together, arrange: see STREW] 1. manner of building, constructing, or organizing 2. something built or constructed, as a building or dam 3. the arrangement or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 structure — [n1] makeup, form anatomy, architecture, arrangement, build, complex, configuration, conformation, construction, design, fabric, fabrication, format, formation, frame, framework, interrelation, make, morphology, network, order, organization,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 structure — ► NOUN 1) the arrangement of and relations between the parts of something complex. 2) a building or other object constructed from several parts. 3) the quality of being well organized. ► VERB ▪ give structure to. ORIGIN Latin structura, from… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 Structure — Structure. См. Структура. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов

  • 13 structure — (n.) mid 15c., action or process of building or construction, from L. structura a fitting together, adjustment, building, from structus, pp. of struere to pile, build, assemble, related to strues heap, from PIE *stere to spread, extend, stretch… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 14 structure — Structure, Structura …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 15 structure — The description of how a project financing is drawdown, repaid, and collateralized secured. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * structure struc‧ture [ˈstrʌktʆə ǁ ər] noun [countable, uncountable] the way an organization, system, market etc is… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 16 Structure — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Structure », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Une structure décrit : d une manière… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 17 structure — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ basic, simple ▪ complex, elaborate ▪ coherent, logical ▪ rigid …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 structure — (stru ktu r ) s. f. 1°   Manière dont un édifice est bâti. •   Superbes monuments de l orgueil des humains, Pyramides, tombeaux dont la noble structure A témoigné que l art, par l adresse des mains Et l assidu travail, peut vaincre la nature …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 19 structure — /struk cheuhr/, n., v., structured, structuring. n. 1. mode of building, construction, or organization; arrangement of parts, elements, or constituents: a pyramidal structure. 2. something built or constructed, as a building, bridge, or dam. 3. a …

    Universalium

  • 20 structure — 01. Toronto s CN tower is the tallest free standing [structure] in the world. 02. The traditional family [structure] has undergone a great many changes in the last few decades, due to the increase in the divorce rate. 03. The course is… …

    Grammatical examples in English


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