Crossword clues for architect
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Architect \Ar"chi*tect\ ([aum]r"k[i^]*t[e^]kt), n. [L. architectus, architecton, Gr. ? chief artificer, master builder; pref. 'archi- (E. archi-) + ? workman, akin to ? art, skill, ? to produce: cf. F. architecte, It. architetto. See Technical.]
A person skilled in the art of building; one who understands architecture, or makes it his occupation to form plans and designs of buildings, and to superintend the artificers employed.
A contriver, designer, or maker.
The architects of their own happiness.
A French woman is a perfect architect in dress.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
n. 1 A professional who designs buildings or other structures, or who prepares plans and superintends construction. 2 A person who plans, devises or contrives the achievement of a desired result. vb. (context transitive English) To design, plan, or orchestrate.
n. someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings) [syn: designer]
An architect is someone who plans, designs, and oversees the construction of buildings. To practice architecture means to provide services in connection with the design and construction of buildings and the space within the site surrounding the buildings, that have as their principal purpose human occupancy or use. Etymologically, architect derives from the Latin architectus, which derives from the Greek '' (arkhi-, chief + tekton, builder), i.e., chief builder.
Professionally, an architect's decisions affect public safety, and thus an architect must undergo specialized training consisting of advanced education and a practicum (or internship) for practical experience to earn a license to practice architecture. Practical, technical, and academic requirements for becoming an architect vary by jurisdiction (see below).
The terms architect and architecture are also used in the disciplines of landscape architecture, naval architecture and often information technology (for example a network architect or software architect). In most jurisdictions, the professional and commercial uses of the terms "architect" and "landscape architect" are legally protected.
The Architect is a fictional character in the films The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions. He is portrayed by Helmut Bakaitis. He also makes an appearance in the MMORPG The Matrix Online.
An architect is a professional trained in the planning, design and supervision of the construction of buildings.
Architect or architects may also refer to:
The Architect Rational is one of the 16 role variants of the Keirsey Temperament Sorter, a self-assessed personality questionnaire designed to help people better understand themselves. David Keirsey originally described the Architect role variant; however, a brief summary of the personality types described by Isabel Myers contributed to its development. Architects correlate primarily with the Myers-Briggs type INTP.
Architect (formerly known as Found Dead Hanging and briefly as Ghost of the Saltwater Machine) is a political American mathcore band from Syracuse, New York and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Architect is the fourth studio album by Irish singer-songwriter Wallis Bird. The album will be released in the Republic of Ireland on April 11, 2014 alongside Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The album is released in the United Kingdom on April 14, 2014. The first promo single from the album is 'Hardly Hardly' and those who pre-order the album on iTunes prior to its Irish release will receive 'I Can Be Your Man' for free.
Architect is an open-source integrated development environment (IDE), based on Eclipse. It serves as a multi-purpose workbench for data scientists, by providing support for various programming languages and technologies.
Integrated development environments are software applications that support computer programmers and data scientists in their work. In a single program interface, it provides one or more source code editors, syntax highlighting and functionality for building or executing the code. Within the broad family of IDEs, Architect primarily aims at applications in data science. Originally, it primarily focussed on the (statistical) programming language R. Over time, it has developed towards a more universal platform for modern data science.
Usage examples of "architect".
As a man as a good programmer and cybernetic architect Ede had always reviled tychism, the school of philosophy teaching that absolute chance underlay all of reality.
In his own way, he was as fanatical as any Architect or true believer, only his was a fanaticism of logic and reason, and cold, clear thought.
It looked much like the old Architect temples he had once seen on Urradeth.
Most of the Architect temples on Urradeth are similarly squat and graceless, and Danlo thought that was too bad because organic stone can be the loveliest of materials to work.
But if this Architect had not cleansed himself within the last year, an alarm would sound, alerting the guardian robots that one of the unworthy was about to defile the temple.
And so, as if he were a worthy Architect properly gowned and cleansed, he opened the door to the meditation hall and stepped inside.
Being inside an Architect temple, he thought, was as stifling as being inside a computer.
It was his genius, as an architect, to find a way to model his mind in the programs of what he called his eternal computer.
Great Schism in 1749, at the end of the War of the Faces, there were fifty Architect sects.
And then would come the miracle that every Architect dreamed of with all the fervour of lovers who have been apart too long.
Neverness might have grown up making the Eight Duties of an Architect rather than dreaming of becoming cetics or scryers or pilots.
For a moment, he sat perfectly still, feeling what it would be like for some Elder Architect or master torturer to twist a needle knife up the optic nerve of his eye into his brain.
High Architect, Harrah Ivi en li Ede, is an exceptionally reasonable woman.
There were sounds of people praying in swarm inside an Architect temple.
Like any other Architect of Tannahill, he would carry this little jewelled box with him wherever he went.