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structure

 [struk´cher]
the components and their manner of arrangement in constituting a whole.
family structure the way in which a family is organized according to roles, rules, power, and hierarchies.

struc·ture

(strŭk'chūr),
1. The arrangement of the details of a part; the manner of formation of a part.
2. A tissue or formation made up of different but related parts.
3. chemistry the specific connections of the atoms in a given molecule.
Synonym(s): structura
[L. structura, fr. struo, pp. structus, to build]

structure

(strŭk′chər)
n.
Biology
a. The arrangement or formation of the tissues, organs, or other parts of an organism.
b. An organ or other part of an organism.

structure

Vox populi The appearance of a thing. See Age structure, Bile duct structure, Cloverleaf structure, Pharyngeal structure, Sleep structure, Wolffian duct structure.

struc·ture

(strŭk'shŭr)
1. The arrangement of the details of a part; the manner of formation of a part.
2. A tissue or formation made up of different but related parts.
3. chemistry The configuration and interconnections of the atoms in a given molecule.
Synonym(s): structura.
[L. structura, fr. struo, pp. structus, to build]

struc·ture

(strŭk'shŭr)
1. Arrangement of the details of a part; the manner of formation of a part.
2. A tissue or formation made up of different but related parts.
3. In chemistry, the specific connections of the atoms in a given molecule.
[L. structura, fr. struo, pp. structus, to build]
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The above studies focused separately on either traditional print versus computer-based learning (Labbo & Reinking, 2000; Van Daal & Reitsma, 2000), or structured versus unstructured approaches (Labbo & Kuhn, 2000; Underwood, 2000).
Object databases can also handle arbitrary, variable-length data types and interrelated data, crucial to the various data types linked within structured XML content.
Ludwig and acting Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) Director Jonathan Fiechter, Gonzalez said difficulties in evaluating cash flow characteristics and risks of structured notes were reasons to "ensure thrifts that purchase structured notes are capable of managing the risks they pose."
Since section 530 will seldom be available, the business will in most cases need to rely on the common law test.(2) In light of the fact-intensive focus of the common law test, it is important that consulting arrangements with former employees are structured carefully.
Linguists also try to make some sense out the observations and to explain why languages seem to be structured in particular ways.
The financing was structured as a 10-year term loan, with 25-year amortization, 74% LTV and a 1.51x.
The findings are interpreted as evidence that these participants think of knowledge as a tri-polar concept, with extremes of open and expressive (`Socratic') knowledge, empirically structured ('Cartesian') knowledge, and socially structured (`authoritative') knowledge organized around a central concept of informally structured individual knowing.
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