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structural

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adjective struc·tur·al \ˈstrək-chə-rəl, ˈstrək-shrəl\

Simple Definition of structural

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of structural

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the physical makeup of a plant or animal body <structural defects of the heart>

  2. 2a :  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. 3 :  of, relating to, or resulting from the effects of folding or faulting of the earth's crust :  tectonic

  4. 4 :  concerned with or relating to structure rather than history or comparison <structural linguistics>

structurally

adverb

Examples of structural in a sentence

  1. The house suffered no structural damage.



Circa 1827

First Known Use of structural

circa 1827

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STRUCTURAL Defined for Kids

structural

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adjective struc·tur·al \ˈstrək-chə-rəl\

Definition of structural for Students

  1. :  relating to or affecting the way in which something is built <structural defects>




Medical Dictionary

structural

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adjective struc·tur·al \ˈstrək-chə-rəl, ˈstrək-shrəl\

Medical Definition of structural

  1. 1:  of or relating to the physical makeup of a plant or animal body <structural defects of the heart>—compare functional 1a

  2. 2:  of, relating to, or affecting structure <structural stability>

structurally

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