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Construct vs Architecture - What's the difference?

construct | architecture |

As verbs the difference between construct and architecture

is that construct is to build or form (something) by assembling parts while architecture is .

As a noun construct

is something constructed from parts.




(en noun)
  • Something constructed from parts.
  • The artwork was a construct of wire and tubes.
    Loops and conditional statements are constructs in computer programming.
  • A concept or model.
  • Bohr's theoretical construct of the atom was soon superseded by quantum mechanics.


    * (something constructed from parts ): construction * (concept, model ): concept, idea, model, notion, representation


    (en verb)
  • To build or form (something) by assembling parts.
  • We constructed the radio from spares.
  • Similarly, to build (a sentence, an argument, etc.) by arranging words or ideas.
  • A sentence may be constructed with a subject, verb and object.
  • * (Marita Sturken)
  • The Vietnam War films are forms of memory that function to provide collective rememberings, to construct history, and to subsume within them the experience of the veterans.
  • (geometry) To draw (a geometric figure) by following precise specifications and using geometric tools and techniques.
  • Construct a circle that touches each vertex of the given triangle.


    * (build or form by assembling parts' ): assemble, build, form, make, produce, put together * (build (a sentence or argument) ): form * (draw (a geometric figure) ):


    * (build or form by assembling parts ): destroy, disassemble, dismantle, ruin, wreck, take apart

    Derived terms

    * reconstruct



  • The art and science of designing and managing the construction of buildings and other structures, particularly if they are well proportioned and decorated.
  • The architecture throughout NYC is amazing.
  • The profession of an architect.
  • Any particular style of building design.
  • Construction, in a more general sense; frame or structure; workmanship.
  • * Tyndall
  • the architecture of grasses, plants, and trees
  • * Burnet
  • the formation of the first earth being a piece of divine architecture
  • A unifying structure.
  • (computing) A specific model of a microchip or CPU.
  • The Intel architectures have more software written for them.
  • The structure and design of a system or product.
  • * 2004 , Prof P.C.P. Bhatt, (nptel.iitm.ac.in) Module 14: Unix Kernel Architecture
  • The kernel runs the show, i.e. it manages all the operations in a Unix flavored environment. The kernel architecture must support the primary Unix requirements. These requirements fall in two categories namely, functions for process management and functions for file management (files include device files). Process management entails allocation of resources including CPU, memory, and offers services that processes may need. The file management in itself involves handling all the files required by processes, communication with device drives and regulating transmission of data to and from peripherals.
    The architecture of the company's billing system is designed to support its business goals.

    Derived terms

    * enterprise architecture * * microarchitecture * software architecture * system architecture

    See also