Architecture meaning

ärkĭ-tĕkchər
A style and method of design and construction.

Byzantine architecture.

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The science, art, or profession of designing and constructing buildings, bridges, etc.
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The art and science of designing and erecting buildings.
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(computers) The overall design or structure of a computer system or microprocessor, including the hardware or software required to run it.
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Any of various disciplines concerned with the design or organization of complex systems.

Enterprise architecture.

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A building, or buildings collectively.
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A style of construction.

Gothic architecture.

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The design and interaction of components of a computer or computer system.
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Design and construction.

The architecture of a beehive.

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Any framework, system, etc.
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Buildings and other large structures.

The low, brick-and-adobe architecture of the Southwest.

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Orderly arrangement of parts; structure.

The architecture of the federal bureaucracy; the architecture of a novel.

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The definition of architecture are the characteristics or features of design that makes something like a building or a computer program unique or representative of a specific place, design style or era.

An example of Victorian architecture is buildings in San Francisco with ornate designs.

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Architecture is defined as the method of designing and building something into a usable, pleasing form.

An example of architecture is the design and construction of the Sears Tower.

An example of architecture is the underlying design of a computer program.

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The organizational structure of an entity, such as a computer, data processing, or communications system. 2.The organizational structure of a protocol suite or protocol stack, such as the OSI Reference Model. See also OSI Reference Model, protocol stack, and protocol suite.
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The art and science of designing and managing the construction of buildings and other structures, particularly if they are well proportioned and decorated.

The architecture throughout NYC is amazing.

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The profession of an architect.
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Any particular style of building design.
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Construction, in a more general sense; frame or structure; workmanship.
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A unifying structure.
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(computing) A specific model of a microchip or CPU.

The Intel architectures have more software written for them.

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The structure and design of a system or product.

The architecture of the company's billing system is designed to support its business goals.

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Origin of architecture

  • Latin architectūra from architectus architect architect

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French architecture, from Latin architectūra. Originally from architect meaning chief builder (principle craftsman).

    From Wiktionary