The act of building; the practice of erecting buildings; construction.
Manner of building; form; make; construction.
That which is built; a building; esp., a building of some size or magnificence; an edifice.
The parts of a building that support the materials in the building.
Anything constructed or erected on the ground or which is attached to something located on the ground. Structures include, but are not limited to, buildings, radio and TV towers, sheds, swimming pools, tennis courts, gazebos, decks, boathouses.
For floodplain management purposes under the National Flood Insurance Program, a walled and roofed building, including a gas or liquid storage tank, that is principally above ground, as well as a manufactured home. For insurance coverage purposes under the NFIP, structure means a walled and roofed building, other than a gas or liquid storage tank, that is principally above ground and affixed to a permanent site, as well as a manufactured home on a permanent foundation. For the latter purpose, the term includes a building while in the course of construction, alteration, or repair, but does not include building materials or supplies intended for use in such construction, alteration, or repair, unless such materials or supplies are within an enclosed building on the premises.
a supporting framework (e.g. a bridge or building that is built to sustain a load.) The essential physical or conceptual parts of buildings, human beings, animals, etc. and the way in which they are constructed or organized. A structure provides support. The structure must not be able to collapse. Nature has provided many examples of structures: many animals have skeletons to support them. Other structures provide shelter and transport. A structure must be able to resist forces. If a structure cannot resist the forces that act on it, it will collapse and be worthless
something that is made by human power, something that is constructed
a functional resource constructed for purposes other than to provide shelter, such as a bridge, windmill, or silo.
a thing constructed; a complex construction or entity; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
the complex composition of knowledge as elements and their combinations; "his lectures have no structure"
a construct of sets and relations containing at least one set and one relation
a language construct consisting of matching braces containing a set of other elements
a set of elements plus a set of relations defined over those elements
a stylized fishing net, which calls to mind our efforts in building a fishery that is both sustainable and successful
Any apparatus constructed to divert water, such as a head gate, pipe, or well.
As defined by ordinance, a combination of materials to form a construction that is safe and stable. The term includes, but is not limited to, buildings, outbuildings, barns, garages, walls, fences, display signs, scaffolds, trailers, or any object that is used or maintained above or below ground.
The construction element of a work of art' the foundation of a composition
Anything constructed or created that must be on the ground or attached to the ground, such as mobile homes, travel trailers, signs, mobile signs, and portable signs. This does not include such things as ornamental pools, planting boxes, bird baths, paved surfaces, walkways, driveways, recreational equipment, flag poles and mail boxes.
The term Structure is used to distinguish from buildings those functional constructions made usually for purposes other than creating human shelter. Examples include the following: aircraft, carousel, fence, gazebo, highway, railroad grade, and trolley car.
Structure means a permanently sited building, a manufactured home, or a mobile home that is either a dwelling or an accessory building, which occupies at least 500 square feet of ground space, and which has at least one side that is fully covered.
A constructed object, usually a free-standing building above ground.
Anything constructed or erected that requires location on the ground such as a bridge, wall, steps, etc. on or near a trail.
The load-bearing part of a building.
Anything constructed or installed or portable, the use of which requires a location on a parcel of land.
any man-made building or edifice
a functional construction made for purposes other than creating shelter, such as a bridge.
Latin structura "construction, assembling"
Something constructed. (See also Building)
A building; anything that is built
Anything constructed or erected, the use of which requires permanent location on the ground or attached to something having a permanent location on the ground, including advertising signs, billboards, transmission towers for radio, television, telephones, pergolas, but not including fences or walls used as fences.
Any constructed improvement on a site, such as a building, garage, fence, etc.