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Structure vs. Fountain

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Structurenoun

A cohesive whole built up of distinct parts.

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

Fountainnoun

(originally) A natural source of water; a spring.

Structurenoun

The underlying shape of a solid.

‘He studied the structure of her face.’;

Fountainnoun

An artificial, usually ornamental, water feature (usually in a garden or public place) consisting of one or more streams of water originating from a statue or other structure.

Structurenoun

The overall form or organization of something.

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

Fountainnoun

The structure from which an artificial fountain can issue.

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Structurenoun

A set of rules defining behaviour.

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

Fountainnoun

A reservoir from which liquid can be drawn.

Structurenoun

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

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

Fountainnoun

A source or origin of a flow (e.g., of favors or knowledge).

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.’;

Fountainnoun

(heraldry) A roundel barry wavy argent and azure.

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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.’;

Fountainnoun

(juggling) A juggling pattern typically done with an even number of props where each prop is caught by the same hand that throws it.

Structurenoun

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

Fountainnoun

(US) A soda fountain.

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.’;

Fountainverb

(intransitive) To flow or gush as if from a fountain.

‘Lava fountained from the volcano.’;

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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.’;

Fountainnoun

A spring of water issuing from the earth.

Structurenoun

Manner of building; form; make; construction.

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

Fountainnoun

An artificially produced jet or stream of water; also, the structure or works in which such a jet or stream rises or flows; a basin built and constantly supplied with pure water for drinking and other useful purposes, or for ornament.

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.’;

Fountainnoun

A reservoir or chamber to contain a liquid which can be conducted or drawn off as needed for use; as, the ink fountain in a printing press, etc.

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.

Fountainnoun

The source from which anything proceeds, or from which anything is supplied continuously; origin; source.

‘Judea, the fountain of the gospel.’; ‘Author of all being,Fountain of light, thyself invisible.’;

Structurenoun

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

‘There stands a structure of majestic frame.’;

Fountainnoun

a structure from which an artificially produced jet of water arises

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’;

Fountainnoun

a natural flow of ground water

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’;

Fountainnoun

an artificially produced flow of water

Structurenoun

the complex composition of knowledge as elements and their combinations;

‘his lectures have no structure’;

Fountainnoun

a plumbing fixture that provides a flow of water

Structurenoun

a particular complex anatomical structure;

‘he has good bone structure’;

Fountain

A fountain (from the Latin (genitive ), a source or spring) is a structure which squirts water into a basin to supply drinking water. It is also a structure that jets water into the air for a decorative or dramatic effect.

‘fons’; ‘fontis’;

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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