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Definition 1: the profession of designing buildings and environments with consideration for their esthetic effect - [noun denoting act]

(architecture is a kind of ...) an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) supply with projecting galleries

"machicolate the castle walls"

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) supply with a gate

"The house was gated"

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) provide (a ceiling) with rafters

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) supply with battlements

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) furnish with a ramp

"The ramped auditorium"

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) provide with new seats

"reseat Carnegie Hall"

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) provide with seats

"seat a concert hall"

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) equip with an apparatus for controlling the humidity and temperature

"Our house is not air-conditioned"

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) provide with rails

"The yard was railed"

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) furnish with steps

"The architect wants to step the terrace"

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) provide (a house) with a terrace

"We terrassed the country house"

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) construct with girders and beams such that only one end is fixed

"Frank Lloyd Wright liked to cantilever his buildings"

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) provide with sanitary facilities or appliances

Definition 2: an architectural product or work - [noun denoting artifact]

(architecture is a kind of ...) a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place

"there was a three-story building on the corner" "it was an imposing edifice"

(architecture belongs to category ...) the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings

"architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"

Definition 3: (computer science) the structure and organization of a computer's hardware or system software - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where architecture or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the architecture of a computer's system software

Synonyms for architecture in the sense of this definition

(architecture is a kind of ...) the manner of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts

"artists must study the structure of the human body" "the structure of the benzene molecule"

(... is a kind of architecture ) (computer science) a kind of computer architecture that has a large number of instructions hard coded into the CPU chip

(... is a kind of architecture ) (computer science) a kind of computer architecture that has a relatively small set of computer instructions that it can perform

(architecture belongs to category ...) the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures

Definition 4: the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where architecture or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use

(architecture is a kind of ...) a branch of knowledge

"in what discipline is his doctorate?" "teachers should be well trained in their subject" "anthropology is the study of human beings"

(architecture is a kind of ...) the study and creation of visual works of art

(... is a kind of architecture ) the branch of architecture dealing with the design and organization of urban space and activities

(architecture is a part of ...) the science of architecture

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) (architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) (architecture) a form of artistic expression (such as writing or painting or architecture)

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) the arrangement of windows in a building

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) (architecture) the arrangement of columns (especially freestanding columns) in a structure

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) (architecture) one of original three styles of Greek architecture distinguished by the type of column and entablature used or a style developed from the original three by the Romans

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) (architecture) the exterior angle formed by the junction of a sloping side and a sloping end of a roof

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) be engaged in building

"These architects build in interesting and new styles"

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) forming or resembling an arch

"an arched ceiling"

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) not arcuate; having straight horizontal beams or lintels (rather than arches)

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) built against or attached to a wall

"engaged columns"

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) used of buildings; standing apart from others

"detached houses" "a detached garage"

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) used of buildings joined by common sidewalls

"a block of attached houses"

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) lacking columns or pillars

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) furnish with a cornice

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) furnish with a corbel

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) (architecture) a vaulted structure

"arches and vaulting"

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) (architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar; originally used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) (architecture) a step on the top of a gable wall

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) (architecture) an arch constructed of masonry courses that are corbelled until they meet

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) (architecture) a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent)

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) (architecture) a concave molding

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) (architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) (architecture) a low wall at the top of the entablature; hides the roof

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) an architectural product or work

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) (architecture) something added to a building to improve its appearance

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) (architecture) a gable having corbie-steps or corbel steps

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) (architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) an approximately triangular surface area between two adjacent arches and the horizontal plane above them

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) (architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a column

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) (architecture) a slender upright spire at the top of a buttress of tower

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) (architecture) a vertical supporting structure (as a portion of wall between two doors or windows)

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) (architecture) one of a set of ornamental brackets under a cornice

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) (architecture) leaf-like architectural ornament

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) (architecture) the structure consisting of the part of a classical temple above the columns between a capital and the roof

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) (architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater (as over a window or doorway)

(architecture is the domain which ... is member of) ornamented with foliage or foils

"foliate tracery" "a foliated capital"

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