The arrangement of and relations between the parts or elements of something complex
a vast Gothic structure with strange ornamental spirelets
The way in which the structure of something relates to its function. rare.
A rock texture marked by the presence of lens-shaped mineral grains or aggregates.
The pay scale of a company, profession, etc., whereby the salary of each employee may be determined by grade, length of employment, performance, etc.
The form in which a collection of data is organized, typically allowing for efficient access or manipulation of the data.
= section mill.
= structural word.
The atomic structure of a molecule, material, etc., as determined by X-ray crystallography.
The porous structure or condition of soil when its particles are moderately aggregated
(In transformational grammar) the underlying logical relationships of the elements of a phrase or sentence
The composition of an object, substance, or energy phenomenon as viewed on a small scale and in considerable detail
The hierarchy that encompasses the most powerful people in an organization
A plan drawn up by a local planning authority for the use of a prescribed area of land
A structure in which there are successive branchings or subdivisions
A crystalline structure; the structure of crystals; especially the ordered symmetrical arrangement of atoms within a crystalline solid.
The structure of a rock face ribbed with mullions; an area of rock exhibiting this.
The structure of an alloy in which one component forms a continuous network around the grains of the other component.
Generally. The structure of a phrase.
A rock structure in which numerous closely fitting pillows are fused together.
(A set of) interdependent customs, relationships, and institutions that compose a social system.
A line connecting points of equal height or depth on a bounding surface, especially that of a rock stratum; frequently attributive.
= structural formula.
The preparation of a structure plan.
Designating a theoretical approach to grammar developed by the British linguist J. R. Firth in the 1950s in which representations of paradigmatic and syntagmatic relations are regarded as complementary and of equal importance.
The particular distribution of debt and equity that makes up the finances of a company
A recognized pattern of advancement within a job or profession
The characteristic sequence of amino acids forming a protein or polypeptide chain, considered as the most basic element of its structure
(In transformational grammar) the structure of a well-formed phrase or sentence in a language, as opposed to its underlying logical form
The overall three-dimensional structure resulting from folding and covalent cross-linking of a protein or polynucleotide molecule
The aggregate of the various traits in a person's character, seen as forming a system.
The three-dimensional arrangement and relationships of the subunits which make up a complex protein, nucleoprotein, or other multimeric macromolecule.
The fact or condition of being dependent on structure.
= structure dependence.
Dependent on structure.
Independent of structure.
The local three-dimensional structure of sheets, helices, or other forms adopted by a polynucleotide or polypeptide chain, due to electrostatic attraction between neighbouring residues
A fundamental and dimensionless physical constant, equal to approximately 1137, which occurs in expressions describing the fine structure of atomic spectra
An underlying or supporting structure
The large-scale or overall structure of something, e.g. an organism, a mechanical construction, or a written text
A massive construction or structure, especially a complex of many buildings
An underlying or supporting structure
Linguistics. The structure of a sentence analysed into its constituent phrases. Usually attributive, especially in phrase structure grammar.