Usage examples for structural

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Bricklayers, masons, structural steel, the whole lot. – Youth Challenges by Clarence B Kelland
  10. 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
  11. 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