Usage examples for structural

  1. The head band is in primitive books a part of the sewing, though in all modern books, except those that represent a revival of medieval methods, it is something bought by the yard and stuck in without any structural connection with the rest of the book. – The Booklover and His Books by Harry Lyman Koopman
  2. Let us then content ourselves no longer with being mere " botanists"- historians of structural facts. – My Studio Neighbors by William Hamilton Gibson
  3. No less striking than these general views of structural relations are the clearness and simplicity with which the distribution of the whole class of fishes in relation to the geological formations, or, in other words, to the physical history of the earth, is shown. – Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence by Louis Agassiz
  4. The real tradition of our people permits the mason to place brick upon brick wherever he finds it most convenient, safest and most economical; but he must not mistake thin air for structural steel. – Modern American Prose Selections by Various
  5. Mr. Sirle advised us to add air rifles, structural outfits, water pistols, and a few things of that nature which the regular jobbing houses carry, to make a big showing. – Dawson Black: Retail Merchant by Harold Whitehead
  6. Foremost in point of antiquity comes St. Benedict's, or St Benet's, possessing a tower belonging to pre- Conquest times, and the only structural relic of the Saxon town now in existence. – Beautiful Britain--Cambridge by Gordon Home
  7. As I said, anything's possible, within structural limits, but possibilities exist on different orders of probability. – Murder in the Gunroom by Henry Beam Piper
  8. There being no visible structural change we are driven to the conclusion that only a functional one has been effected by the poison, and with the symptoms observed all pointing in that direction, that it is of central origin. – On Snake-Poison: its Action and its Antidote by A. Mueller
  9. 13. Criticise the address from a structural point of view. – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  10. The legend that Sologub has in mind is the active, eternally changing process of life, orderly and structural in spite of the external confusion. – The Created Legend by Feodor Sologub
  11. Figures 223 and 224 illustrate the position of the beds and their relation to each other, as well as showing the general structural features of the mine. – Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc. by George Francis Atkinson
  12. By this he might have meant in the design, or possibly in the basic structural form. – The Invention of the Sewing Machine by Grace Rogers Cooper
  13. No further example of the structural screen- wall occurs. – The Ground Plan of the English Parish Church by A. Hamilton Thompson
  14. Similarly, we regard the whole of human knowledge as a structural unity; in this sphere we refuse to accept the distinction usually drawn between the natural and the spiritual. – The Old Riddle and the Newest Answer by John Gerard
  15. Ore which had been lying in the wilds of Minnesota on Monday morning was thus brought to Pittsburgh and made into steel rails or bridges or structural shapes by Saturday night. – The Age of Big Business Volume 39 in The Chronicles of America Series by Burton J. Hendrick
  16. There is not a single faculty- functional or structural, moral, intellectual, or instinctive,- there is no faculty whatever that is not capable of improvement; there is no faculty whatsoever which does not depend upon structure, and as structure tends to vary, it is capable of being improved. – A Critical Examination Of The Position Of Mr. Darwin's Work, "On The Origin Of Species," In Relation To The Complete Theory Of The Causes Of The Phenomena Of Organic Nature Lecture VI. (of VI.), Lectures To Working Men, at the Museum of Practical Geology, by Thomas H. Huxley
  17. And this shows one of two things- either that the Quarterly Reviewer's notions of probability are peculiar to himself; or, that he has such an overpowering faith in the truth of evolution, that no extent of structural break between one animal and another is sufficient to destroy his conviction that evolution has taken place. – Critiques and Addresses by Thomas Henry Huxley
  18. They reveal the individuality of the builder, and as they are all structural and pleasing, they afford a wonderful example of variety in adapting the arch to its necessary functions. – The Old Franciscan Missions Of California by George Wharton James
  19. Bricklayers, masons, structural steel, the whole lot. – Youth Challenges by Clarence B Kelland
  20. Say, I was sittin' there as easy and graceful as if I'd been made of structural iron and reinforced concrete. – The House of Torchy by Sewell Ford