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Architecture

Architecture Meaning & Definition
Architecture Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Architecture?

[n] the profession of designing buildings and environments with consideration for their esthetic effect
[n] an architectural product or work
[n] (computer science) the structure and organization of a computer's hardware or system software; "the architecture of a computer's system software"
[n] the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Architecture: computer architecture

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See Also | architectonics | bailiwick | branch of knowledge | building | CISC | complex instruction set computer | complex instruction set computing | discipline | edifice | field | field of study | interior design | landscape architecture | profession | reduced instruction set computer | reduced instruction set computing | RISC | structure | study | subject | subject area | subject field | tectonics | urban planning

Architecture In Webster's Dictionary

\Ar"chi*tec`ture\ (?; 135), n. [L. architectura, fr. architectus: cf. F. architecture. See {Architect}.] 1. The art or science of building; especially, the art of building houses, churches, bridges, and other structures, for the purposes of civil life; -- often called civil architecture. Many other architectures besides Gothic. --Ruskin. 3. Construction, in a more general sense; frame or structure; workmanship. The architecture of grasses, plants, and trees. --Tyndall. The formation of the first earth being a piece of divine architecture. --Burnet. {Military architecture}, the art of fortifications. {Naval architecture}, the art of building ships.

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