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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 struc·ture /ˈstrʌkʧɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 struc·ture /ˈstrəkʧɚ/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Struc·ture n.
 1. The act of building; the practice of erecting buildings; construction. [R.]
 His son builds on, and never is content
 Till the last farthing is in structure spent.   --J. Dryden, Jr.
 2. Manner of building; form; make; construction.
    Want of insight into the structure and constitution of the terraqueous globe.   --Woodward.
 3. 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.
    It [basalt] has often a prismatic structure.   --Dana.
 4. Biol. 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.
 5. That which is built; a building; esp., a building of some size or magnificence; an edifice.
    There stands a structure of majestic frame.   --Pope.
 Columnar structure. See under Columnar.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a thing constructed; a complex construction or entity; "the
           structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore
           her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and
           ribbons" [syn: construction]
      2: 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"
      3: the complex composition of knowledge as elements and their
         combinations; "his lectures have no structure"
      4: a particular complex anatomical structure; "he has good bone
         structure" [syn: anatomical structure, complex body
         part, bodily structure, body structure]
      5: 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" [syn: social organization, social organisation,
          social structure, social system]
      v : give a structure to; "I need to structure my days"