structural

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struc·tur·al

adjective \ˈstrək-chə-rəl, ˈstrək-shrəl\

: relating to the way something is built or organized : relating to the structure of something

Full Definition of STRUCTURAL

1
:  of or relating to the physical makeup of a plant or animal body <structural defects of the heart>
2
a :  of, relating to, or affecting structure <structural stability>
b :  used in building structures <structural clay>
c :  involved in or caused by structure especially of the economy <structural unemployment>
3
:  of, relating to, or resulting from the effects of folding or faulting of the earth's crust :  tectonic
4
:  concerned with or relating to structure rather than history or comparison <structural linguistics>
struc·tur·al·ly adverb

Examples of STRUCTURAL

  1. The house suffered no structural damage.

First Known Use of STRUCTURAL

circa 1827

Other Building Terms

batten, cistern, hearth, lath, transom, wainscot

struc·tur·al

adjective \ˈstrək-chə-rəl, ˈstrək-shrəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of STRUCTURAL

1
: of or relating to the physical makeup of a plant or animal body <structural defects of the heart>—compare functional 1a
2
: of, relating to, or affecting structure <structural stability>
struc·tur·al·ly \-ē\ adverb

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