re|struc|ture

re|struc|ture
re|struc|ture «ree STRUHK chuhr», transitive verb, intransitive verb, -tured, -tur|ing.
to structure anew; rearrange; reorganize: »

Thinking is a guided process of restructuring a problem situation until it takes on the configuration of a solution (Scientific American).


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  • struc|ture — «STRUHK chuhr», noun, verb, tured, tur|ing. –n. 1. something built; building or construction: »The city hall is a large stone structure. Dams, bridges, tunnels, and office buildings are great and useful structures. SYNONYM(S): See syn. under… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sub|struc|ture — «SUHB STRUHK chuhr, suhb STRUHK », noun. 1. the underlying and supporting structure of a building; foundation. 2. the base of earth, concrete, stone, or other material, upon which the ballast of a railroad is laid or the superstructure of a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • het|er|o|struc|ture — «HEHT uhr uh STRUHK chuhr», noun. a semiconducting device made up of several different types of semiconductors, used in lasers; heterojunction: »Minute sandwich like “hetero structures” composed of two or more different semiconducting materials… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in|fra|struc|ture — «IHN fruh STRUHK chuhr», noun. the essential elements forming the basis of a system or structure: »The infrastructure of the French economy the transport system, for example is now perhaps the best in Europe (Listener) …   Useful english dictionary

  • mac|ro|struc|ture — «MAK roh STRUHK chuhr», noun. the macroscopic structure of bodies, objects, or the like …   Useful english dictionary

  • meg|a|struc|ture — «MEHG uh STRUHK chuhr», noun. a very large building: »Arcology…is a total planned environment dwellings, factories, utilities, cultural centers within a single megastructure 1 2 miles wide and up to 300 stories high (Estie Stoll) …   Useful english dictionary

  • mi|cro|struc|ture — «MY kruh STRUHK chuhr», noun. the microscopic structure of bodies or objects, such as cells or minerals: »Scientists … have been studying the microstructure of the insect eye (Scientific American) …   Useful english dictionary

  • phrase-struc|ture grammar — «FRAYZ STRUHK chuhr», Linguistics. a grammar consisting of phrase structure rules: »Considerable progress has been made…in using computers to manipulate languages, both vernaculars and programming languages. Grammars called phrase structure… …   Useful english dictionary

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