Associations to the word «Structural»


STRUCTURAL, adjective. Of, relating to, or having structure
STRUCTURAL, adjective. (Can we clean up([1]) this sense?) Used in building.
STRUCTURAL, noun. A component used in construction.
STRUCTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, noun. (now rare) The study of human bodies; anatomy. [from 19th c.]
STRUCTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, noun. The study of social structures in human communities; the study of human society according to the theories of structuralism, especially associated with French anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss. [from 20th c.]
STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY, noun. (chemistry) (biology) A branch of biochemistry or biophysics in which the three-dimensional structures of biomolecules, such as proteins, DNA, or RNA, are obtained using X-ray crystallography or nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR).
STRUCTURAL DEFICIT, noun. (economics) That portion of the public sector deficit which exists even when the economy is at potential. Government spending beyond government revenues at times of normal, predictable economic activity, as opposed to a cyclical deficit.
STRUCTURAL FAILURE, noun. Loss of the load-carrying capacity of a component or member within a structure or of the structure itself. Structural failure is initiated when the material in a structure is stressed to its strength limit, thus causing fracture or excessive deformations.
STRUCTURAL FORMULA, noun. (chemistry) Any of various diagrammatic representations of the structure of a molecule that shows how its atoms are linked to each other, with what type of bonds, and the presence of any charges
STRUCTURAL FORMULAE, noun. Plural of structural formula
STRUCTURAL FORMULAS, noun. Plural of structural formula
STRUCTURAL ISOMER, noun. (chemistry) either one of a number of compounds that exhibit structural isomerism
STRUCTURAL ISOMERISM, noun. (chemistry) a form of isomerism in which the same atoms are arranged in different orders; either having the same or different functional groups
STRUCTURAL ISOMERS, noun. Plural of structural isomer
STRUCTURAL PATTERN, noun. (computing) (design) A design pattern that makes the way easier to create relationships between entities.
STRUCTURAL PATTERNS, noun. Plural of structural pattern
STRUCTURAL POLYSACCHARIDE, noun. (biochemistry) Any polysaccharide that serves to supply stiffness to a plant (typically cellulose) or insect etc (typically chitin)
STRUCTURAL RESEARCH, noun. (architecture) A field of research and analysis in architecture that uses studies and details from nature or other sources to produce or create a new structure. It is used in design and architecture to imitate structures and improve them giving them an certain amount of art feeling. Structural research can be also called structural art or stuctural design.
STRUCTURAL UNEMPLOYMENT, noun. (economics) A type of unemployment explained by a mismatch between the requirements of the employers and the properties (such as skills, age, gender or location) of the unemployed.

Dictionary definition

STRUCTURAL, adjective. Relating to or caused by structure, especially political or economic structure; "structural unemployment in a technological society".
STRUCTURAL, adjective. Relating to or having or characterized by structure; "structural engineer"; "structural errors"; "structural simplicity".
STRUCTURAL, adjective. Affecting or involved in structure or construction; "the structural details of a house such as beams and joists and rafters; not ornamental elements"; "structural damage".
STRUCTURAL, adjective. Concerned with systematic structure in a particular field of study.
STRUCTURAL, adjective. Pertaining to geological structure; "geomorphological features of the Black Hills"; "morphological features of granite"; "structural effects of folding and faulting of the earth's surface".
STRUCTURAL, adjective. Relating to or concerned with the morphology of plants and animals; "morphological differences".

Wise words

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