adj. of, concerning, or having a structure.
Phrases and idioms:
structural engineering the branch of civil engineering concerned with large modern buildings etc. structural formula Chem. a formula showing the arrangement of atoms in the molecule of a compound. structural linguistics the study of language as a system of interrelated elements. structural psychology the study of the arrangement and composition of mental states and conscious experiences. structural steel strong mild steel in shapes suited to construction work.
structurally adv.

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