structured

[ struhk-cherd ]SEE DEFINITION OF structured

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STRUCTURED

How much more would change prevail in ages when structured knowledge had hardly come into existence.

Numerous and widely diffused were the myths of a primeval ocean out of which the structured universe arose.

Did he ever discuss with you his notion of how society ought to be structured?

It was more a way that society should not be structured, that he talked about.

You may have structured your life in a way that circumvents, rather than faces, the things that trouble you.

The original index was structured in a way not suitable for this ebook.

It is structured like the Komsomol and operates as its junior division.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "action or process of building or construction," from Latin structura "a fitting together, adjustment, building," from structus, past participle of struere "to pile, build, assemble," related to strues "heap," from PIE *stere- "to spread, extend, stretch out" (cf. Sanskrit strnoti "strews, throws down;" Avestan star- "to spread out, stretch out;" Greek stronymi "strew," stroma "bedding, mattress," sternon "breast, breastbone;" Latin sternere "to stretch, extend;" Old Church Slavonic stira, streti "spread," strama "district;" Russian stroji "order;" Gothic straujan, Old High German strouwen, Old English streowian "to sprinkle, strew;" Old English streon "strain," streaw "straw, that which is scattered;" Old High German stirna "forehead," strala "arrow, lightning bolt;" Old Irish fo-sernaim "spread out," srath "a wide river valley;" Welsh srat "plain"). Meaning "that which is constructed, a building or edifice" is from 1610s.

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