For the last challenge word for this iteration of our Fiberactions group, I've chosen "structure
noun, verb, -tured, -tur·ing.
verb (used with object)
mode of building, construction, or organization;arrangement of parts, elements,or constituents: a pyramidal structure.
something built or constructed, as a building, bridge, or dam.
a complex system considered from the point of view of the whole rather than ofany single part: the structure of modern science.
anything composed of parts arranged together in some way; an organization.
the relationship or organization of the component parts of a work of art orliterature: the struc-ure of a poem.
Biology . mode of organization; construction and arrangement of tissues, parts,or organs.
the attitude of a bed or stratum or of beds or strata of sedimentary rocks, asindicated by the dip and strike.
the coarser composition of a rock, as contrasted with its texture.
Chemistry . the manner in which atoms in a molecule are joined to each other,especially in organic chemistry where molecular arrangement is represented bya diagram or model.
the system or complex of beliefs held by members of a social group.
the system of relations between the constituent groups of a society.
the relationship between or the interrelated arrangement of the socialinstitutions of a society or culture, as of mores, marriage customs, or family.
the pattern of relationships, as of status or friendship,existing among themembers of a group or society.
the pattern of organization of a language as a whole or of arrangements oflinguistic units, as phonemes, morphemes or tagmemes, within larger units.
to give a structure, organization, or arrangement to;construct a systematicframework for.
Origin: 1400–50; late Middle English < Latin structūra, equivalent tostruct ( us )(past participle of struere to put together) + -ūra -ureRelated forms
de·struc·ture, verb (used with object), -tured, -tur·ing.
pre·struc·ture, verb (used with object), -tured, -tur·ing.
Synonyms 1. system, form, configuration. 2. See building.