Simple Definition of architecture
: the art or science of designing and creating buildings
: a method or style of building
: the way in which the parts of a computer are organized
Full Definition of architecture
1 : the art or science of building; specifically : the art or practice of designing and building structures and especially habitable ones
2 a : formation or construction resulting from or as if from a conscious act <the architecture of the garden> b : a unifying or coherent form or structure <the novel lacks architecture>
3 : architectural product or work
4 : a method or style of building
5 : the manner in which the components of a computer or computer system are organized and integrated
Examples of architecture
In college, he studied architecture.
The architecture of the building is modern.
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ARCHITECTURE Defined for Kids
Definition of architecture
1 : the art of designing buildings <studying architecture>
2 : a style of building <a church of modern architecture>
Medical Definition of architecture
: the basic structural form especially of a bodily part or of a large molecule <the architecture and function of the cerebral cortex> <the complex molecular architecture of muscle cells—Carolyn Cohen>
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