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architecture

  

      n  
1    the art and science of designing and superintending the erection of buildings and similar structures  
2    a style of building or structure  
Gothic architecture     
3    buildings or structures collectively  
4    the structure or design of anything  
the architecture of the universe     
5    the internal organization of a computer's components with particular reference to the way in which data is transmitted  
6    the arrangement of the various devices in a complete computer system or network  
  architectural      adj  
  architecturally      adv  


computer architecture  
      n   the structure, behaviour, and design of computers  
dataflow architecture  
      n   a means of arranging computer data processing in which operations are governed by the data present and the processing it requires rather than by a prewritten program that awaits data to be processed  
naval architecture  
      n   the designing of ships  
  naval architect      n  
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Decorated style   , architecture         
      n   a 14th-century style of English architecture characterized by the ogee arch, geometrical tracery, and floral decoration  


architecture         
      n  
1    the art and science of designing and superintending the erection of buildings and similar structures  
2    a style of building or structure  
Gothic architecture     
3    buildings or structures collectively  
4    the structure or design of anything  
the architecture of the universe     
5    the internal organization of a computer's components with particular reference to the way in which data is transmitted  
6    the arrangement of the various devices in a complete computer system or network  
  architectural      adj  
  architecturally      adv  
computer architecture  
      n   the structure, behaviour, and design of computers  
dataflow architecture  
      n   a means of arranging computer data processing in which operations are governed by the data present and the processing it requires rather than by a prewritten program that awaits data to be processed  
naval architecture  
      n   the designing of ships  
  naval architect      n  

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architecture

  
1    architectonics, building, construction, design, planning  
2    construction, design, framework, make-up, structure, style  

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n.
a point in a system that is isolated from other parts of the architecture
[Tech.]
n.
a teamwork session in the visual domain (design, architecture, urban planning) organized on the purpose of finalizing a project within a previously defined timeframe.
The correct spelling in French (where the word originates from) is "charrette". "charette" is the Anglicized form.
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