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anatomical structure

  • noun a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing
    complex body part; anatomical structure; bodily structure; structure.
    • he has good bone structure
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bodily structure

  • noun a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing
    complex body part; anatomical structure; bodily structure; structure.
    • he has good bone structure
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body structure

  • noun a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing
    complex body part; anatomical structure; bodily structure; structure.
    • he has good bone structure
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cartilaginous structure

  • noun body structure given shape by cartilage
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class structure

  • noun the organization of classes within a society
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Columnar structure

  • (Geol.), a structure consisting of more or less regular columns, usually six-sided, but sometimes with eight or more sides. The columns are often fractured transversely, with a cup joint, showing a concave surface above. This structure is characteristic of certain igneous rocks, as basalt, and is due to contraction in cooling.
Webster 1913

data structure

  • noun (computer science) the organization of data (and its storage allocations in a computer)
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defensive structure

  • noun a structure used to defend against attack
    defense; defence.
    • the artillery battered down the defenses
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fine structure

  • noun the presence of groups of closely spaced spectrum lines observed in the atomic spectrum of certain elements
    • the fine structure results from slightly different energy levels
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Fluidal structure

  • (Geol.), the structure characteristic of certain volcanic rocks in which the arrangement of the minute crystals shows the lines of flow of thew molten material before solidification; also called fluxion structure.
Webster 1913

Fluxional structure

  • (Geol.), fluidal structure.
Webster 1913

hierarchical data structure

  • noun a structure of data having several levels arranged in a treelike structure
    hierarchical data structure.
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hierarchical structure

  • noun a structure of data having several levels arranged in a treelike structure
    hierarchical data structure.
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horny structure

  • noun any rigid body structure composed primarily of keratin
    unguis.
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megalithic structure

  • noun memorial consisting of a very large stone forming part of a prehistoric structure (especially in western Europe)
    megalith.
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muscular structure

  • noun the muscular system of an organism
    musculature; muscle system.
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neural structure

  • noun a structure that is part of the nervous system
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organic structure

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    body; organic structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
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phrase structure

  • noun the grammatical arrangement of words in sentences
    phrase structure; syntax.
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physical structure

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    body; organic structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
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plant structure

  • noun any part of a plant or fungus
    plant part.
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power structure

  • noun the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body
    hierarchy; pecking order.
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reproductive structure

  • noun the parts of a plant involved in its reproduction
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sentence structure

  • noun the grammatical arrangement of words in sentences
    phrase structure; syntax.
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skeletal structure

  • noun any structure created by the skeleton of an organism
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social structure

  • noun the people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships
    social organisation; social organization; social system; structure.
    • the social organization of England and America is very different
    • sociologists have studied the changing structure of the family
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sound structure

  • noun the admissible arrangement of sounds in words
    morphology; sound structure; syllable structure.
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supporting structure

  • noun a structure that serves to support something
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syllable structure

  • noun the admissible arrangement of sounds in words
    morphology; sound structure; syllable structure.
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tube-shaped structure

  • noun (anatomy) any hollow cylindrical body structure
    tube.
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vascular structure

  • noun a structure composed of or provided with blood vessels
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word structure

  • noun the admissible arrangement of sounds in words
    morphology; sound structure; syllable structure.
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Zonal structure

  • (Crystallog.), a structure characterized by the arrangements of color, inclusions, etc., of a crystal in parallel or concentric layers, which usually follow the outline of the crystal, and mark the changes that have taken place during its growth.
Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

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