structural

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

19th century; structure +‎ -al

Adjective[edit]

structural (not comparable)

  1. Of, relating to, or having structure.
    • 1814, Thomas Young, “An Introduction to Medical Literature, including a System of practical Nosology”, in The Monthly Review, page 185:
      Class 1. consists of nervous diseases, such as depend on the nervous and muscular systems; the second, of sanguine diseases, such as depend on the sanguiferous system; the third, of secretory diseases, or such as are connected with the state of the secretions; and the fourth, of structural diseases, or those that are connected with the nutritive powers.
  2. Involving the mechanics of construction.

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Noun[edit]

structural (plural structurals)

  1. Structural steel, used in construction.
    • 1982, United States International Trade Commission, Certain carbon steel products from Spain (page A-49)
      Freight differentials often increased the spread in favor of the imported structurals. Purchasers repeatedly emphasized that their purchases of imported structurals were split among a number of sources, including Spain, France, West Germany, []

Further reading[edit]

  • "structural" in Raymond Williams, Keywords (revised), 1983, Fontana Press, page 301.

French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

structural (feminine singular structurale, masculine plural structuraux, feminine plural structurales)

  1. structural

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French structural.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

structural m, n (feminine singular structurală, masculine plural structurali, feminine and neuter plural structurale)

  1. structural

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