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Stilt vs. Structure

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Stiltnoun

Either of two poles with footrests that allow someone to stand or walk above the ground; used mostly by entertainers.

Structurenoun

A cohesive whole built up of distinct parts.

‘The birds had built an amazing structure out of sticks and various discarded items.’;

Stiltnoun

A tall pillar or post used to support some structure; often above water.

Structurenoun

The underlying shape of a solid.

‘He studied the structure of her face.’;

Stiltnoun

Any of various wading birds of the genera Himantopus and Cladorhynchus, related to the avocet, that have extremely long legs and long thin bills.

Structurenoun

The overall form or organization of something.

‘The structure of a sentence.’; ‘The structure of the society was still a mystery.’;

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Stiltnoun

A crutch.

Structurenoun

A set of rules defining behaviour.

‘For some, the structure of school life was oppressive.’;

Stiltnoun

The handle of a plough.

Structurenoun

(computing)  Several pieces of data treated as a unit.

‘This structure contains both date and timezone information.’;

Stiltverb

to raise on stilts, or as if on stilts

Structurenoun

  Underwater terrain or objects (such as a dead tree or a submerged car) that tend to attract fish

‘There's lots of structure to be fished along the west shore of the lake; the impoundment submerged a town there when it was built.’;

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Stiltnoun

A pole, or piece of wood, constructed with a step or loop to raise the foot above the ground in walking. It is sometimes lashed to the leg, and sometimes prolonged upward so as to be steadied by the hand or arm.

‘Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked.’;

Structurenoun

A body, such as a political party, with a cohesive purpose or outlook.

‘The South African leader went off to consult with the structures.’;

Stiltnoun

A crutch; also, the handle of a plow.

Structurenoun

(logic)  A set along with a collection of finitary functions and relations.

Stiltnoun

Any species of limicoline birds belonging to Himantopus and allied genera, in which the legs are remarkably long and slender. Called also longshanks, stiltbird, stilt plover, and lawyer.

Structureverb

(transitive) To give structure to; to arrange.

‘I'm trying to structure my time better so I'm not always late.’; ‘I've structured the deal to limit the amount of money we can lose.’;

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Stiltverb

To raise on stilts, or as if on stilts.

Structurenoun

The act of building; the practice of erecting buildings; construction.

‘His son builds on, and never is contentTill the last farthing is in structure spent.’;

Stiltnoun

a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure

Structurenoun

Manner of building; form; make; construction.

‘Want of insight into the structure and constitution of the terraqueous globe.’;

Stiltnoun

one of two stout poles with foot rests in the middle; used for walking high above the ground;

‘he was so tall I thought he was on stilts’;

Structurenoun

Arrangement of parts, of organs, or of constituent particles, in a substance or body; as, the structure of a rock or a mineral; the structure of a sentence.

‘It [basalt] has often a prismatic structure.’;

Stiltnoun

long-legged three-toed wading bird of brackish marshes of Australia

Structurenoun

Manner of organization; the arrangement of the different tissues or parts of animal and vegetable organisms; as, organic structure, or the structure of animals and plants; cellular structure.

Stiltnoun

long-legged three-toed black-and-white wading bird of inland ponds and marshes or brackish lagoons

Structurenoun

That which is built; a building; esp., a building of some size or magnificence; an edifice.

‘There stands a structure of majestic frame.’;

Stiltnoun

either of a pair of upright poles with supports for the feet enabling the user to walk at a distance above the ground.

Structurenoun

a thing constructed; a complex construction or entity;

‘the structure consisted of a series of arches’; ‘she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons’;

Stiltnoun

each of a set of posts or piles supporting a building.

Structurenoun

the manner of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts;

‘artists must study the structure of the human body’; ‘the structure of the benzene molecule’;

Stiltnoun

a small, flat, three-pointed support for ceramic ware in a kiln.

Structurenoun

the complex composition of knowledge as elements and their combinations;

‘his lectures have no structure’;

Stiltnoun

a long-billed wading bird with predominantly black and white plumage and very long slender reddish legs.

Structurenoun

a particular complex anatomical structure;

‘he has good bone structure’;

Stilt

Stilt is a common name for several species of birds in the family Recurvirostridae, which also includes those known as avocets. They are found in brackish or saline wetlands in warm or hot climates.

Structurenoun

the people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships;

‘the social organization of England and America is very different’; ‘sociologists have studied the changing structure of the family’;

Structureverb

give a structure to;

‘I need to structure my days’;

Structurenoun

the arrangement of and relations between the parts or elements of something complex

‘the two sentences have equivalent structures’; ‘the company's weakness is the inflexibility of its management structure’;

Structurenoun

the quality of being organized

‘we shall use three headings to give some structure to the discussion’;

Structurenoun

a building or other object constructed from several parts

‘the station is a magnificent structure and should not be demolished’;

Structureverb

construct or arrange according to a plan; give a pattern or organization to

‘services must be structured so as to avoid pitfalls’;

Structure

A structure is an arrangement and organization of interrelated elements in a material object or system, or the object or system so organized. Material structures include man-made objects such as buildings and machines and natural objects such as biological organisms, minerals and chemicals.

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