Structural



adjective
1.
of or relating to structure; pertaining or essential to a structure.
2.
Biology. pertaining to organic structure; morphological.
3.
Geology. of or relating to geological structure, as of rock or strata.
4.
Chemistry. pertaining to or showing the arrangement or mode of attachment of the atoms that constitute a molecule of a substance.
Compare structural formula.
5.
resulting from or pertaining to political or economic structure.
6.
of, relating to, or based on the assumption that the elements of a field of study are naturally arranged in a systematic structure:
structural grammar.
noun
7.
Building Trades.

a part of a structure that carries a load.
the structural member used for such a part.

adjective
1.
of, relating to, or having structure or a structure
2.
of, relating to, or forming part of the structure of a building
3.
of or relating to the structure and deformation of rocks and other features of the earth’s crust
4.
of or relating to the structure of organisms; morphological
5.
(chem) of, concerned with, caused by, or involving the arrangement of atoms in molecules

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