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    Building, structure, construction

    Hello,

    The word "structure" may refer to civil, aeronautical etc types of structure, but I am looking for a word which only refers to the structures like skyscrapers, bridges etc. The best thing I can think of is "civil structures". Is there any specific word in that sense?

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    Re: Building, structure, construction

    Skyscrapers and bridges are two very different types of structures, and I think structure is the only word that refers to both of them.

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    Re: Building, structure, construction

    a word which only refers to the structures like skyscrapers, bridges

    In construction, a structure is a system of parts that are connected together to carry load and provide strength to hold up an entity. There is no specific term to refer to structures for skyscrapers and bridges only. Civil engineering structures or civil structures covers all types of constructions.
    I am not a teacher.

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