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hierarchical

A structure made up of different levels like a company organization chart. The higher levels have control or precedence over the lower levels. Hierarchical structures are a one-to-many relationship; each item having one or more items below it. See hierarchical navigation and hierarchical addressing.

File Systems Are Hierarchical
The system for organizing files on a hard drive or SSD is structured as a hierarchy. The desktop is often placed at the top of the hierarchy, followed by folders and subfolders within the folders. See folder, Win Explorer and file system.
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So the superhydrophobic surface as prepared with a binary hierarchical structure had a water CA as high as 162[degrees] and a sliding angle (SA) as low as 4[degrees].
But, this is less a unique characteristic of a hierarchical structure, since the possession of critical knowledge and resources by lower level subunits can create a countervailing power to challenge such hierarchical authority (Forsgren et al.
It is often necessary during the design process to add some new objectives in the hierarchical structure or to neglect some irrelevant objectives.
Either the catalog can be made up of individuals (a mob of individuals) or it can be a highly restrictive hierarchical structure (an army).
Feminism lies inside this common utopia with its own particular struggle and will also be a particular utopia for all women living in the hierarchical structures in different cultures.
But Hock's plan for VISA did not rely on hierarchical structure.
I explore this assertion through the character of Thersites in Troilus and Cressida, a "deformed and scurrilous Greek," illegitimate by birth, whose use of language serves to subvert the hierarchical structure of the Greek camp that oppresses him.
The Spanish tonal-alignment data lead to the proposal that pitch accents have a hierarchical structure, and this structure is employed to propose an analysis of the two Spanish rising pitch accents.
The graphic data organiser in Hydra Alerts allows managers to organise alerts in a hierarchical structure, based on the organisation's sites, departments, users, projects or a combination of thc four.
Other features include the ability to organise the alerts in a hierarchical structure based on the organisation's sites, departments, users, projects or a combination of the four and the ability to utilize any messaging standard supported by Microsoft Outlook/Microsoft Exchange Server.
What they share is hierarchical structure and authority grounded on prescription rather than consent.
They find that "EI practices are linked in an hierarchical structure that provides a natural scaling of EI activities and the intensity of the EI effort.

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