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Architecture - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Architecture' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Architecture [ n.]
- The art or science of building; especially, the art of building houses, churches, bridges, and other structures, for the purposes of civil life; -- often called civil architecture.
- Construction, in a more general sense; frame or structure; workmanship.

Meaning of 'Architecture' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . architecture [ n]
Meaning (1):
- the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
Example in sentence:
  • architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use
Meaning (2):
- (computer science) the structure and organization of a computer's hardware or system software
Example in sentence:
  • the architecture of a computer's system software