architecture

See also: architecturé

architecture - English

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA: /ˈɑː.kɪ.ˌtɛk.tʃə/
  • (General American) IPA: /ˈɑɹkɪtɛkt͡ʃɚ/
  • Hyphenation: ar‧chi‧tec‧ture

Noun

architecture (countable and uncountable, plural architectures)

  1. The art and science of designing and managing the construction of buildings and other structures, particularly if they are well proportioned and decorated.
    • The architecture throughout NYC is amazing.
  2. Any particular style of building design.
  3. Construction, in a more general sense; frame or structure; workmanship.
  4. A unifying structure.
  5. (computing) A family of CPUs sharing a common instruction set and having partial or full compatibility with software built on each other.
  6. (computing) A specific model of a microchip or CPU.
    • The Intel architectures have more software written for them.
  7. The structure and design of a system or product.
    • The architecture of the company's billing system is designed to support its business goals.

Hyponyms

Translations

architecture - French

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /aʁ.ʃi.tɛk.tyʁ/

Noun

architecture f (plural architectures)

  1. architecture

Descendants

Meaning and Definition of architecture
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