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structures, plural;
  1. Construct or arrange according to a plan; give a pattern or organization to
    • - the game is structured so that there are five ways to win
  1. The arrangement of and relations between the parts or elements of something complex
    • - flint is extremely hard, like diamond, which has a similar structure
  2. The organization of a society or other group and the relations between its members, determining its working

  3. A building or other object constructed from several parts

  4. The quality of being organized
    • - we shall use three headings to give some structure to the discussion

  1. give a structure to; "I need to structure my days"
  2. 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"
  3. 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"
  4. the complex composition of knowledge as elements and their combinations; "his lectures have no structure"
  5. a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure"
  6. social organization: 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"
  7. Structure is a fundamental if sometimes intangible notion referring to the recognition, observation, nature, and stability of patterns and s of entities. ...
  8. In abstract algebra, an algebraic structure consists of one or more sets closed under one or more operations, satisfying some axioms. Abstract algebra is primarily the study of algebraic structures and their properties. The notion of algebraic structure has been formalized in universal algebra.
  9. In mathematics, progress often consists of recognising the same structure in different contexts - so that one method exploiting it has multiple applications. ...
  10. In computer science, a data structure is a particular way of storing and organizing data in a computer so that it can be used efficiently.
  11. Structural engineering is a field of engineering dealing with the analysis and design of structures that support or resist loads. Structural engineering is usually considered a specialty within civil engineering, but it can also be studied in its own right. ...
  12. Structure is a peer-reviewed scientific journal founded by Wayne A. Hendrickson, Carl-Ivar Brändén and Alan R. Fersht in September 1993. It focuses on protein structure and related issues.
  13. A cohesive whole built up of distinct parts; The underlying shape of a solid; The overall form or organization of something; A set of rules defining behaviour; Several pieces of data treated as a unit; Underwater terrain or objects (such as a dead tree or a submerged car) that tend to attract ...
  14. (Structured) describes a predominantly tannic, “mouth-filling” liquor.
  15. (Structured) Used to apply to a certain betting structure in poker games. The typical definition of a structured hold'em game is a fixed amount for bets and raises before the flop and on the flop, and then twice that amount on the turn and river. ...
  16. (Structured) A cap style with a lined front consisting of buckram, a stiff fabric, that controls the slope of the cap.
  17. (structured) interview: an interview in which all respondents are asked a standard list of questions in a standard order. For collecting valid data, the structured survey is superior to the semistructured and unstructured surveys. (p. 228)
  18. (Structured) Contents and applications that have well-formed schema, metadata and convenient high-level API to access it. Relational databases, object databases, XML files, Web services and some packaged applications (SAP, SalesForce, etc.) are typical structured source of information. ...
  19. (Structured) The term used when describing most limit poker games. A 2 / 4 limit Texas holdem game is structured, as the small blind is 1, the big blind is 2, all bets on the first two rounds are 2 and all bets in the last two rounds are 4.
  20. (structured) Describes data, or a data collection method (such as an interview or questionnaire), in which the questions are the same for each participant, and typically there is a common set of answers for each question.
  21. A structured betting system is one where the spread of the bets may change from round to round.
  22. (STRUCTURES) In Piaget's theory, the enduring knowledge base by which children interpret their world (Bjorklund, 2000).
  23. (STRUCTURES) Man made objects such as buildings, bridges, lighthouses, etc. EXCLUDES VEHICLES.
  24. (Structures) Consist of components that can have any type
  25. (Structures) Finished components for aircraft and industrial applications. For aircraft, these may be for primary or secondary external structures. Truck applications include chassis fairings and floors.