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macrostructure

(măk′rō-strŭk″tūr)
The overall or gross structure of an entity.
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12] teracycle fatigue observed under a very great number of loading cycles, with the deformations occurring at macrostructural level.
The systematicity of the differences found for the two languages and the internal logic of the different modes of perspective taking can be better understood if we look in detail at verbal material which has undergone not only micro- but also macrostructural planning.
Because critical and praxical use of space has focused either on the macrostructural and macronarrative interpretation or the microstructural and micronarrative interpretation, intermediate zones appear to be lost.
the ecology of the organization" (Pfeffer/Salancik 1978: 1); this is because the best way to organize both internally and in relation to other organizations is contingent upon the nature of the macrostructural environment of the organizations and the resource demands it poses (Blau 1987: 83-4; Cook 1994: 364; Hamilton/Woolsey Biggart 1994: 150-1).
paronomasia wherein a meaningful link in usage is implied), this discussion presents the sum total of the macrostructural and microstructural elements of the Shuowen.
Because number of macrostructural miscues related negatively to adaptations on extensive disruptions, we can say that children who produced few macrostructure miscues were highly adaptive of extensive disruptions.
While a number of theories have been used to study organisational diversity such as similarity-attraction paradigm (Byrne, 1971), macrostructural inquiry (Blau, 1977) and social identity theory (Tajfel, 1982), this current study adopts social identity theory as a conceptual framework to underpin the research.
To determine the role of a given type of OSA as the main binder in concrete, efforts were made to characterize the micro- and macrostructural properties of the concrete produced.
But over the last half o decade certain events and premises have influenced enormously the disease distribution and in our days we have to take into account "those social features from the macrostructural level, component of economic nature, social and spiritual, which define together the global type of society in which this population lives" (Radulescu, 2002: 195).
27) According to the authors, decriminalization as a macrostructural change is capable of creating safer work places for sex workers and reducing risk of violence at the hands of clients and police.
Although human readers are necessary for helping students with microstructural and macrostructural changes of all types, minimally, the WriteLab team should consider whether and how machine learning and NLP can be engaged to encourage meaning preserving changes that are permutations, distributions, and consolidations.
Chaos theory suggests that small changes in initial conditions (the local community, the city) may have profound consequences at the macrostructural level.