noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1660 1. (also architectonic) the science of architecture 2. a. (also architectonic) the unifying structural design of something b. (also architectonic) the system of structure

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • architectonics — [är΄kə tek tän′iks] pl.n. [usually with sing. v.] 1. the science of architecture 2. structural design [the architectonics of a symphony] …   English World dictionary

  • Architectonics — Ar chi*tec*ton ics, n. The science of architecture. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • architectonics — англ. [акитэкто/никс] architectonique фр. [аршитектони/к] Architektonik нем. [архитэкто/ник] architettonica ит. [аркитэттоника] архитектоника …   Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • architectonics — n *architecture …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • architectonics — SYN: cytoarchitecture. * * * ar·chi·tec·ton·ics tek tän iks n pl but sing or pl in constr the structural arrangement or makeup of an anatomical part or system <the architectonics of nuclei in the cerebellum> ar·chi·tec·ton·ic ik adj …   Medical dictionary

  • architectonics — /ar ki tek ton iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the science of planning and constructing buildings. [1650 60; see ARCHITECTONIC, ICS] * * * …   Universalium

  • architectonics — noun The science pertaining to architecture …   Wiktionary

  • architectonics — n. study of architecture, science of planning and constructing buildings …   English contemporary dictionary

  • architectonics — [treated as sing.] 1》 the scientific study of architecture. → architectonic …   English new terms dictionary

  • architectonics — ar·chi·tec·ton·ics …   English syllables

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