massive structure

   A homogenous structure without any oriented features [16].

A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special Reference to Environmental Karst Hydrology. . 2002.

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  • massive — [mas′iv] adj. [Fr massif, with change of suffix (see IVE), for OFr massiz < VL * massiceus < L massa, MASS] 1. a) forming or consisting of a large mass; big and solid; bulky; ponderous b) larger or greater than normal [a massive dose of… …   English World dictionary

  • structure — [ stryktyr ] n. f. • 1528; « construction » XIVe; lat. structura, de struere « construire » 1 ♦ Manière dont un édifice est construit; agencement des parties d un bâtiment. ⇒aussi superstructure. « L immobile structure des cathédrales »… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • structuré — structure [ stryktyr ] n. f. • 1528; « construction » XIVe; lat. structura, de struere « construire » 1 ♦ Manière dont un édifice est construit; agencement des parties d un bâtiment. ⇒aussi superstructure. « L immobile structure des cathédrales » …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Structure (pedologie) — Structure (pédologie) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Structure. En pédologie, la structure est la façon selon laquelle s’arrangent naturellement et durablement les particules élémentaires en formant ou non des agrégats[1]. L’agrégat est le… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • massive — mass ive (m[.a]s [i^]v), a. [F. massif.] 1. Forming, or consisting of, a large mass; compacted; weighty; heavy; massy. Massive armor. Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster] 2. (Min.) In mass; not necessarily without a crystalline structure, but having no… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Massive rock — massive mass ive (m[.a]s [i^]v), a. [F. massif.] 1. Forming, or consisting of, a large mass; compacted; weighty; heavy; massy. Massive armor. Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster] 2. (Min.) In mass; not necessarily without a crystalline structure, but… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Massive open online course — In the field of open education, one of the latest trends is that of open[1] courses, called MOOCs (Massively Open Online Courses). Such courses are founded on the theory of connectivism and an open pedagogy based on networked learning. Typically …   Wikipedia

  • massive — adjective Etymology: Middle English massiffe, from Anglo French mascif, alteration of massiz, from Vulgar Latin *massicius, from Latin massa mass Date: 15th century 1. forming or consisting of a large mass: a. bulky b. weighty, heavy < massive… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Structure relocation — Hydraulically powered dollies move an historic 19th century church in Salem, Massachusetts. A structure relocation is the process of moving a structure from one location to another. There are two main ways for a structure to be moved:… …   Wikipedia

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