Architecture vs Shelter - What's the difference?

architecture | shelter |


As verbs the difference between architecture and shelter

is that architecture is while shelter is to provide cover from damage or harassment; to shield; to protect.

As a noun shelter is

a refuge, haven or other cover or protection from something.

architecture

Noun

  • 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

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    shelter

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A refuge, haven or other cover or protection from something.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1928, author=Lawrence R. Bourne
  • , title=Well Tackled! , chapter=7 citation , passage=The detective kept them in view. He made his way casually along the inside of the shelter until he reached an open scuttle close to where the two men were standing talking. Eavesdropping was not a thing Larard would have practised from choice, but there were times when, in the public interest, he had to do it, and this was one of them.}}
  • An institution that provides temporary housing for homeless people, battered women etc.
  • Derived terms

    * bus shelter

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To provide cover from damage or harassment; to shield; to protect.
  • * Dryden
  • Those ruins sheltered once his sacred head.
  • * Southey
  • You have no convents in which such persons may be received and sheltered .
  • To take cover.
  • During the rainstorm, we sheltered under a tree.