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architecture Idioms & Phrases


bachelor of science in architecture

  • noun a bachelor's degree in architecture
    BSArch.
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byzantine architecture

  • noun the style of architecture developed in the Byzantine Empire developed after the 5th century; massive domes with square bases and round arches and spires and much use of mosaics
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Civil architecture

  • the architecture which is employed in constructing buildings for the purposes of civil life, in distinction from military and naval architecture, as private houses, palaces, churches, etc.
Webster 1913

classical architecture

  • noun architecture influenced by the ancient Greeks or Romans
    classical architecture.
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computer architecture

  • noun the art of assembling logical elements into a computing device; the specification of the relation between parts of a computer system
  • noun (computer science) the structure and organization of a computer's hardware or system software
    architecture.
    • the architecture of a computer's system software
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Early English architecture

  • the first of the pointed or Gothic styles used in England, succeeding the Norman style in the 12th and 13th centuries.
Webster 1913

english-gothic architecture

  • noun a Gothic style in 14th and 15th century England; characterized by vertical lines and a four-centered (Tudor) arch and fan vaulting
    perpendicular style; perpendicular; English-Gothic.
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gothic architecture

  • noun a style of architecture developed in northern France that spread throughout Europe between the 12th and 16th centuries; characterized by slender vertical piers and counterbalancing buttresses and by vaulting and pointed arches
    Gothic.
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greco-roman architecture

  • noun architecture influenced by the ancient Greeks or Romans
    classical architecture.
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greek architecture

  • noun the architecture of ancient Greece
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Lancet architecture

  • a name given to a style of architecture, in which lancet arches are common; peculiar to England and 13th century.
Webster 1913

landscape architecture

  • noun the branch of architecture dealing with the arrangement of land and buildings for human use and enjoyment
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Lombardic architecture

  • the debased Roman style of architecture as found in parts of Northern Italy. F. G. Lee.
Webster 1913

master of architecture

  • noun a degree granted for the successful completion of advanced study of architecture
    MArch.
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Military architecture

  • the art of fortifications.
Webster 1913

Moorish architecture

  • noun a style of architecture common in Spain from the 13th to 16th centuries; characterized by horseshoe-shaped arches
    Moorish.
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  • the style developed by the Moors in the later Middle Ages, esp. in Spain, in which the arch had the form of a horseshoe, and the ornamentation admitted no representation of animal life. It has many points of resemblance to the Arabian and Persian styles, but should be distinguished from them. See Illust. under Moresque.
Webster 1913

  • the art of building ships.
Webster 1913

network architecture

  • noun specification of design principles (including data formats and procedures) for creating a network configuration of data processors
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norman architecture

  • noun a Romanesque style first appearing in Normandy around 950 AD and used in Britain from the Norman Conquest until the 12th century
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roman architecture

  • noun the architecture of ancient Rome
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romanesque architecture

  • noun a style of architecture developed in Italy and western Europe between the Roman and the Gothic styles after 1000 AD; characterized by round arches and vaults and by the substitution of piers for columns and profuse ornament and arcades
    Romanesque.
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style of architecture

  • noun architecture as a kind of art form
    style of architecture; architectural style.
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tudor architecture

  • noun a style of English-Gothic architecture popular during the Tudor period; characterized by half-timbered houses
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type of architecture

  • noun architecture as a kind of art form
    style of architecture; architectural style.
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victorian architecture

  • noun a style of architecture used in Britain during the reign of Queen Victoria; characterized by massive construction and elaborate ornamentation
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