from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to architecture or design.
- adj. Having qualities, such as design and structure, that are characteristic of architecture: a work of art forming an architectonic whole.
- adj. Philosophy Of or relating to the scientific systematization of knowledge.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. relating to, or characteristic of architecture, design and construction
- adj. relating to the scientific systematization of the totality of knowledge
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to a master builder, or to architecture; evincing skill in designing or construction; constructive.
- adj. Relating to the systemizing of knowledge.
- n. The science of architecture.
- n. The act of arranging knowledge into a system.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to architecture; hence, pertaining or relating to construction or design of any kind.
- Skilled in architecture; expert in designing or constructing.
- Relating to the construction of a complete and scientifically arranged theory or system of doctrine.
- Having the same relation to something as that of an architect to his work; designing; controlling; governing; directive.
- n. The science of architecture. Also architectonics.
- n. In logic, the art of constructing systems.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or pertaining to construction or architecture
Latin architectonicus, architectural, from Greek arkhitektonikos, from arkhitektōn, architect; see architect.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)