stru-, struct-, -structure, -struction, -structive

(Latin: to build, to build up; to pile; to construct; to place together, to arrange)

agroindustrial, agro-industrial (adjective); more agroindustrial, more agro-industrial; most agroindustrial, most agro-industrial
Pertaining to the production or supply of various resources; such as, water or power, for agriculture and industry.
agroindustrialist, agro-industrialist (s) (noun); agroindustrialists; agro-industrialists (pl)
Anyone who participates in the production, processing, and packaging of food on a large-scale: Agroindustrialists strive to provide the best quality of packaged food products that is possible.
agroindustrialize, agro-industrialize (verb); agroindustrializes; agroindustrialized, agroindustrializing; agro-industrializes; agro-industrialized; agro-industrializing
1. To industrialize agriculture: Joan wanted to join an organization in order to agroindustrialize a developing country.
2. To convert or to organize into an agro-industry: Mr. Timmons wanted to agroindustrialize livestock production.
agroindustry, agro-industry (s) (noun); agroindustries; agro-industries (pl)
An industry dealing with the supply, processing, and distribution of farm products: An agroindustry performs in large-scale production, processing, and packaging of food using modern equipment and methods.
atmospheric structure (s) (noun), atmospheric structures (pl)
The constituting elements that characterize the atmosphere: An atmospheric structure includes wind direction and velocity, altitude, air density, and the velocity of sound.
beta structure; pleated sheet (s) (noun); beta structures; pleated sheets
A type of secondary structure of proteins in which several parallel polypeptide chains are cross-linked by intermolecular hydrogen bonds, resulting in a flexible, strong arrangement.
biodestructable (adjective), more biodestructable, most biodestructable
Capable of being decomposed into harmless elements without endangering the environment: Mrs. Smart told her students in class that some kinds of paper were biodestructable and could be used for wrapping up peelings from carrots, apples, etc.
bioinstrument (s) (noun); bioinstruments (pl)
1. A sensor or device usually attached to or embedded in the human body or other living animal to record and to transmit physiologic data to a receiving and monitoring station.
2. Devices for recording and transmitting physiological data or to display information about the body’s functions.
3. The use of sensors and other instruments to record and transmit physiological data from people or other living things; such as, in space flight.
bioinstrumentation (s) (noun), bioinstrumentations (pl)
1. The use of instruments attached to animals or people to record biological parameters such as breathing rate, pulse rate, body temperature, or oxygen in the blood.
2. The use of machines and sensors to monitor physiological data from the body; such as, the development and use of instruments for recording and transmitting bodily data from astronauts when they are in outer space.
building construction (s) (noun), building constructions (pl)
A business concerned with the art and business of assembling materials into living structures; especially, those designated for human occupancy.
Consilio et industria. (Latin motto)
Translation: "By reason and industry."

Motto of German Emperor Leopold I (1658-1705).

construability (s) (noun), construabilities (pl)
1. Having the ability to interpret the meaning of something: Tom's mother found the construability of Tom's odd answer to her question as an acceptance that he wanted to go with her to the store.
2. Capable of discovering by inference or deduction: By using her construability, Susan thought that Joe, the new boy in class, wanted to sit next to her because he wanted to be friends with her.
3. The capability to analyze the grammatical structure of or to parse language: Mrs. Smart thought that the students in her Latin class possessed the construability of examining and translating the Latin sentence by Cicero which she gave them as their homework.
construable (adjective), more construable, most construable
1. Being able to make sense of, or to assign a meaning to something: Jack asked if the Latin sentence by Cicero was construable or not.
2. Capable of understanding an action, an event, a remark, etc. in a special way: Hank's behavior was construable because it was obviously a result of being very angry or of being very upset with his parents' divorce.
construct (verb), constructs; constructed; constructing
1. To build or to assemble something large or complicated; such as, a bridge or a road.
2. To form by assembling or by combining parts; to build.
3. To create an argument or a sentence by systematically arranging ideas or terms.
construction (s) (noun), constructions (pl)
1. Something that has been built; especially, a large structure such as a house, a road, or a bridge.
2. A structure that has been built or the way in which something has been put together; especially, with regards to the type and the quality of the structure, materials, and workmanship.
3. The creation of something; such as, a system or concept from a number of different parts.
4. A group of words governed by particular grammatical rules.
5. In psychology, a model devised on the basis of observation which is designed to relate what is observed to some theoretical framework; such as, an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances.
6. Etymology: from the late 14th century; from Old French construction or directly from Latin constructionem, constructio; from construct-, the past participle stem of construere, "to pile up together, to accumulate; to build, to make, to erect"; from com-, "together" + struere. "to pile up".

Related "together" units: com-; greg-; inter-.