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The STRUCTURE of a thing is how the parts of it relate to each other, how it is "assembled".

STRUCTURE may also refer to:

In ARCHITECTURE:

* Architectural structure , a man-made structure used or intended for supporting or sheltering any use or continuous occupancy

* Building
Building
* Non-building structure * Building
Building
(other)

In ENGINEERING:

* Structural engineering
Structural engineering
* Structural analysis
Structural analysis
, the study of the strength and properties of structures.

In ART:

* Structural art , examples of structural engineering that attain excellence in the three areas of efficiency, economy, and elegance.

In BIOLOGY:

* Canopy (ecology) structure, organization or three-dimensional geometry of a plant canopy * Community (ecology) structure, ecological organization of a biological community * Structure
Structure
(journal) , a scientific journal describing protein structures * Structure, a journal on form and function in modern biology

In CHEMISTRY:

* Chemical structure , the spatial arrangement of atoms and bonds in a molecule

* Protein structure
Protein structure

* The spatial arrangement of ions, atoms, or molecules in condensed matter

* Crystal structure
Crystal structure
* Structure
Structure
of liquids and glasses

In PHYSICS:

* Large-scale structure of the cosmos
Large-scale structure of the cosmos

In GEOLOGY:

* Structural geology , the three dimensional distribution of rock bodies and their planar or folded surfaces, and their internal fabrics

In COMPUTER SCIENCE:

* Data structure
Data structure
, a way of storing data in a computer so that it can be used efficiently

In MATHEMATICS:

* Mathematical structure on a set, additional mathematical objects that in some manner attach to the set, making it easier to visualize or work with, or endowing the collection with meaning or significance * Algebraic structure , the systems that are studied in universal algebra * Structure
Structure
(mathematical logic) , the algebraic structures studied in model theory * Structure
Structure
constants , defining a Lie algebra or an algebra over a field * Structuralism (philosophy of mathematics) , a theory in the philosophy of mathematics that holds that mathematical theories describe structures of mathematical objects

In SOCIAL SCIENCES and LINGUISTICS:

* Structuralism , the theory that elements of human culture must be understood in terms of their relationship to a larger, overarching system or structure * Structural linguistics , an approach to linguistics originating from the work of Ferdinand de Saussure, a part of the overall approach of structuralism * Deep structure and surface structure , concepts in linguistics, specifically the study of syntax in the Chomskyan tradition * Social structure , a pattern of social arrangements in society * Structural functionalism , a theory of society as a system whose parts work together to promote solidarity and stability * Functional structuralism , a theory of society that deduces structure from function * Structural anthropology , a theory of social structure in primitive societies, strongly associated with the work of Claude Lévi Strauss * Biogenetic structuralism , a theory of anthropology grounded in neuroscience * Structuration theory , a theory of social systems based in the analysis of both structure and agents * Structure
Structure
and agency , two confronted theories about human behaviour * Base and superstructure
Base and superstructure
, two parts of a Marxist analysis of society * Structural Marxism , an approach to Marxism based on structuralism, associated with Louis Althusser * Structuralism (architecture) , a structuralist critique of architecture * Structuralist film theory , a branch of film theory rooted in structuralism * Post-structuralism
Post-structuralism
, the theory that structuralism evolved into

In PHILOSOPHY:

* The Structure
Structure
of Scientific Revolutions , a book by Thomas Kuhn on the history of science

In LITERATURE:

* Dramatic structure , the way dramatic works, such as plays or films, are organized * Narrative structure , the order and manner in which a narrative is presente