Definition of architect in English:


Line breaks: archi|tect
Pronunciation: /ˈɑːkɪtɛkt



[with object] Computing Back to top  
  • Design and configure (a program or system): (as adjective architected) an architected information interface
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    • In response to congestion, the Fibre Channel protocol uses a very carefully architected system of fabric device communications and credit-based transmissions in order to ensure network stability and traffic integrity.
    • Client/server computing models are giving way to more flexible, Web-based architectures providing the required combination of feature-rich applications and Internet architected infrastructures.


mid 16th century: from French architecte, from Italian architetto, via Latin from Greek arkhitektōn, from arkhi- 'chief' + tektōn 'builder'.

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