structural

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

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 stabilityb :  used in building structures structural clayc :  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

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Examples of structural in a sentence

  1. The house suffered no structural damage.

1801

First Known Use of structural

1801

Other Building Terms


STRUCTURAL Defined for English Language Learners

structural

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

Definition of structural for English Language Learners

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


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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