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noun as in engineering

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For the substance to be a chemical, and not just a molecule, those atoms must be bound together in a fixed structure and ratio.

Those values don’t mesh with the structure of the classic Mulan story.

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Amazingly, the color of light they absorb or emit can be changed simply by tweaking their chemical structure.

Either way, structures like Göbekli Tepe reveal a fundamental shift in how people related to the cosmos.

It was so hot that his vinyl windows melted, but the structure didn’t burn.

New refinements in aluminum made structures both stronger and lighter.

“I had started to become disillusioned with the norms of how people put together social structures,” recalls Miller.

But it will take more than superficial solidarity to dismantle those structures and the ideologies that birthed them.

Wielding a curved knife, a young man navigates past the aging structures and into the forest.

They joined 11 structures that will have to be completely rebuilt—if at all—as Ferguson gets back on its feet.

The endless miles of railways, the vast apparatus of the factories, the soaring structures of the cities bear easy witness to it.

As the two fluids mingle, the effect upon various structures may be seen.

Rarely, sodium urate occurs in crystalline form—slender prisms, arranged in fan- or sheaf-like structures (Fig. 32).

When the sediment is abundant, casts, being light structures, will be found near the top.

I knew this was a city of noble and beautiful structures, but the reality surpasses my expectation.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to structures, such as: architecture, design, metallurgy, planning, blueprinting, and installations.

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