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English noun: architecture

1. architecture (artifact) an architectural product or work


Broader (hypernym)building, edifice


Domain categoryarchitecture

2. architecture (cognition) the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings


SamplesArchitecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use.


Broader (hypernym)bailiwick, beaux arts, discipline, field, field of study, fine arts, study, subject, subject area, subject field


Narrower (hyponym)interior design, landscape architecture, urban planning


Part holonymarchitectonics, tectonics


Domain category membersarced, arch, arched, arching, architectural ornament, architecture, arciform, arcuate, art form, astylar, attached, attic, bowed, build, column, columniation, conge, congee, corbel, corbel, corbel arch, corbel step, corbie gable, corbie-step, corbiestep, corner, cornice, crow step, detached, drip, drip mold, drip mould, engaged, entablature, fenestration, foliage, foliate, foliated, foliation, hip, modillion, order, pier, pillar, pinnacle, quoin, scape, shaft, spandrel, spandril, term, terminal figure, terminus, trabeate, trabeated, truss, vaulting

3. architecture (act) the profession of designing buildings and environments with consideration for their esthetic effect


Broader (hypernym)profession


Domain category membersair-condition, air-cool, cantilever, crenel, crenelate, crenellate, gate, machicolate, rafter, rail, ramp, reseat, sanitate, seat, step, terrace, terrasse

4. architecture (attribute) (computer science) the structure and organization of a computer's hardware or system software


SamplesThe architecture of a computer's system software.


Synonymscomputer architecture


Broader (hypernym)structure


Narrower (hyponym)CISC, complex instruction set computer, complex instruction set computing, reduced instruction set computer, reduced instruction set computing, RISC


Domain categorycomputer science, computing









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