[ struhk-cher-uh l ]
/ ˈstrʌk tʃər əl /



Building Trades.
  1. a part of a structure that carries a load.
  2. the structural member used for such a part.

Origin of structural

First recorded in 1825–35; structure + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM structural Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for structurally

/ (ˈstrʌktʃərəl) /


of, relating to, or having structure or a structure
of, relating to, or forming part of the structure of a building
of or relating to the structure and deformation of rocks and other features of the earth's crust
of or relating to the structure of organisms; morphological
chem of, concerned with, caused by, or involving the arrangement of atoms in molecules

Derived forms of structural

structurally, adverb
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