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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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In this paper, we find that the feature vector generated by the baseline method has a hierarchical structure [15].
Hierarchical structure is the most essential topological feature of complex network.
5), (6) Inspired by the mechanism modeling of a lotus leaf, two methods are mainly employed to fabricate artificial superhydrophobic surfaces: one is to create a surface with a hierarchical structure using hydrophobic materials (7-10); the other is to modify the hierarchically-structured surface with low surface free energy materials, such as fluorinated and silicon compounds.
A series of empirical studies revealed a number of important relationships between elements of a firm's international strategy and the configuration of its hierarchical structure (a functional division structure, product division structure, or geographical region structure).
It is often necessary during the design process to add some new objectives in the hierarchical structure or to neglect some irrelevant objectives.
But with these break-ups, there always are people who can't adjust, "because they are coming from a very paternalistic, very hierarchical structure," he said.
Grayson feels that sharing the same values and the lack of a hierarchical structure distinguishes them in the marketplace.
You can help some people but you can't change a hierarchical structure that reproduces unfair situations.
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.

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